Inflammation and depression in young people #ActiveIngredientsMH

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Yara Toenders and Lianne Schmaal consider the links between inflammatory dysregulation and depression in young people, by reviewing a recent study carried out by researchers in the US, and also by presenting the results of their own recent #ActiveIngredientsMH review, which was funded by the Wellcome Trust.

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Mucositis in adult cancer patients reduced with keratinocyte growth factor

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This Cochrane review of cytokines and growth factors for preventing oral mucositis in patients having cancer treatment included 35 RCTs finding keratinocyte growth factor beneficial in the prevention of oral mucositis .

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Periodontitis: evidence lacking for different cytokine/chemokine profiles in aggressive and chronic disease

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This review included 17 studies and 843 patients. A wide range of cytokines/chemokines were assessed but the available evidence is not sufficient to prove that there are distinct differences between patients with aggressive periodontitis and those with chronic periodontitis.

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