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Environmental factors that are known to affect memory

A variety of factors come into play when considering brain and cognitive health. Environmental factors may seem insignificant, but in reality, they play a crucial role in determining the status of one’s brain health including memory. Environmental factors can be changed, however. They can be manipulated to allow you to become healthier and thus reduce… Read More »

Interaction between immune factors triggers cancer-promoting chronic inflammation

A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) research team has identified interaction between two elements of the immune system as critical for the transformation of a protective immune response into chronic, cancer-promoting inflammation. In their report published in PNAS, the investigators demonstrate that elevated levels of the immune factor IL-33 and regulatory T cells (Tregs), which suppress the… Read More »