Effects of NSAIDs on IL-1 beta-induced IL-6 mRNA and protein synthesis in human astrocytoma cells.

Inflammatory processes contribute to the aetiopathology of Alzheimer's disease (AD). Interleukin-6 (IL-6), a proinflammatory cytokine, is found in the brains of AD patients, but not in brains of normal control persons. In the present study, the effects of seven non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on interleukin-1 beta (IL-1 beta)-induced IL-6… CONTINUE READING