A new study reports that after chronic stress, primed immune cells cause an excessive reaction to a later event.
Researchers show chronic stress generates long term changes in the brain. The finding could explain why people suffering from chronic stress are prone to developing additional mental health problems.
Chronic stress alters gene activity in immune cells before they reach the bloodstream. The change leads to an overabundance of inflammation, which is linked to many negative health effects, a new study reports.
New research into the brain cells of roundworms may help scientists better understand how some humans are better able to cope with stress.