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Antibiotics could be repurposed as a treatment for depression

People with depression have higher levels of inflammation in their brains – which antibiotics might be able to treat. tadamichi/ Shutterstock Eleftheria Kodosaki, Cardiff Metropolitan University Depression is common, affecting an estimated 264 million people of all ages worldwide. While the causes of depression are varied and complex, genetics, changes in brain chemistry, and environmental factors (such as stress or …

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