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Immune Cells and Dopamine Cells in Depression

Fibro Daily October 16, 2012

Mount Sinai School of Medicine researchers presented exciting new information about depression at Neuroscience 2012, the Society for Neuroscience’s 42nd annual meeting on October 13 -17 in New Orleans.

Increasing dopamine neurons in already stressed mice elevated depression. This shows that depression may not only be caused by a chemical imbalance, but neurons misfiring.

There also seems to be some immune system involvement in depression.

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