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Myelin is the fatty substance that covers and protects nerves.
Enzyme deficiency in Krabbe's disease may point to new mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease

Enzyme deficiency in Krabbe's disease may point to new mechanisms underlying Parkinson's disease

Researchers find switch that helps restore damaged axons

Researchers find switch that helps restore damaged axons

Wayne State receives NIH funding to advance brain aging research

Wayne State receives NIH funding to advance brain aging research

Research findings may pave way for innovative treatments of multiple sclerosis

Research findings may pave way for innovative treatments of multiple sclerosis

SAGA funding initiative aims to advance understanding of potential sex differences in Alzheimer's

SAGA funding initiative aims to advance understanding of potential sex differences in Alzheimer's

Scientists report new neurological complication from Zika virus infection

Scientists report new neurological complication from Zika virus infection

HMS study reveals key instigator of nerve cell damage in ALS patients

HMS study reveals key instigator of nerve cell damage in ALS patients

Cell therapy product can accelerate brain remyelination in mice

Cell therapy product can accelerate brain remyelination in mice

Scientists unravel effect of prion proteins on the nerves

Scientists unravel effect of prion proteins on the nerves

Researchers clarify beneficial function of brain protein linked to mad cow disease

Researchers clarify beneficial function of brain protein linked to mad cow disease

Neurologists identify cause of immune-mediated neuropathies

Neurologists identify cause of immune-mediated neuropathies

Researchers develop antibody with potential therapeutic effects against multiple sclerosis

Researchers develop antibody with potential therapeutic effects against multiple sclerosis

Connectome imaging could help predict severity of language deficits after stoke

Connectome imaging could help predict severity of language deficits after stoke

Daclizumab drug offers new treatment option for people living with relapsing forms of MS in the UK

Daclizumab drug offers new treatment option for people living with relapsing forms of MS in the UK

Stroke can cause long-term damage to blood-spinal cord barrier, study finds

Stroke can cause long-term damage to blood-spinal cord barrier, study finds

PET imaging can help identify autoimmune inflammation in MS

PET imaging can help identify autoimmune inflammation in MS

Rare DNA  alteration may increase rsk of multiple sclerosis

Rare DNA alteration may increase rsk of multiple sclerosis

New study sheds light on link between gut microbiome and the brain

New study sheds light on link between gut microbiome and the brain

Fasting-mimicking diet may help decrease multiple sclerosis symptoms

Fasting-mimicking diet may help decrease multiple sclerosis symptoms

Technical advances in neuroimaging offer new promise to clinicians

Technical advances in neuroimaging offer new promise to clinicians