Yokukansan promotes hippocampal neurogenesis associated with the suppression of activated microglia in Gunn rat

@inproceedings{Furuya2013YokukansanPH,
  title={Yokukansan promotes hippocampal neurogenesis associated with the suppression of activated microglia in Gunn rat},
  author={Motohide Furuya and Tsuyoshi Miyaoka and Toshiko Tsumori and Kristian Liaury and Sadayuki Hashioka and Rei Wake and Keiko Tsuchie and Michiyo Fukushima and Satoko Ezoe and Jun Horiguchi},
  booktitle={Journal of Neuroinflammation},
  year={2013}
}
The pathophysiology of schizophrenia (SCZ) remains unclear, and its treatment is far from ideal. We have previously reported that yokukansan (YKS), which is a traditional Japanese medicine, is effective as an adjunctive therapy for SCZ. However, the mechanisms underlying the action of YKS have not yet been completely elucidated. A recent meta-analysis study has shown that adjuvant anti-inflammatory drugs are effective for SCZ treatment, and it has been proposed that some of the cognitive… CONTINUE READING

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