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Low Social Status May Weaken Immune System in Monkeys

Life at the bottom of the pecking order ramps up inflammation, according to new research, an effect that appears to be reversible. The link between social class and health in social mammals has been well documented. But new research in rhesus … Continue reading

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Immune System Maintains Brain Health

Once thought only to attack neurons, immune cells turn out to be vital for central nervous system function. Kipnis’s work is part of a wave of research changing the way scientists view the relationship between the immune system and the … Continue reading

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