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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Your Immune System And Your Social Behavior

Immune System Can Affect Social Behaviour, Finds New Study (+Video)

Scientists discovered that the health of the immune system may directly influence the social behaviour of people | July 17, 2016

In a startling discovery, scientists have found that immune system can directly affect, and even change, social behaviour, a finding that may have great implications for neurological diseases such as autism-spectrum disorders and schizophrenia.
"Our findings contribute to a deeper understanding of social dysfunction in neurological disorders, such as autism and schizophrenia, and may open new avenues for therapeutic approaches," said Vladimir Litvak, assistant professor at University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS).

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