INTRODUCTION: The aim of the study was to describe the interrelationship between senescence, depression, and immunity. METHODS: We assessed 10 elderly patients with depression and 10 age- and sex-matched controls: before, at one and at six month intervals after the anti-influenza vaccination. Levels of TNFalpha, IL6, ACTH, and cortisol, titres of anti-hemagglutinins and anti-neuraminidases, lymphocytes secreting IFNgamma, IL2, IL4, and IL10, cytotoxicity of NK and CD3+ CD8+ IFNgamma+ cells, ...Expand abstract
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Immune consequences of the spontaneous pro-inflammatory status in depressed elderly patients.
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