Blog Post: The immune system and the brain: complement or casualty?

For a long time it has been assumed that the sole purpose of the immune system is to defend the body against infection. However, research is now showing that your immune system is doing much more than this. In fact, it is doing some extremely clever multitasking. These non-immune duties are important for the healthy development of your brain and consequently your mental health. If they go awry, they may cause mental disorder.

– Laura Westacott

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