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Grey matter is a major component of the central nervous system, consisting of neuronal cell bodies, neuropil (dendrites and both unmyelinated axons and myelinated axons), glial cells (astroglia and oligodendrocytes) and capillaries.
Higher white matter extracellular free-water related to cognitive dysfunction in lupus patients

Higher white matter extracellular free-water related to cognitive dysfunction in lupus patients

Electroconvulsive therapy reduces deaths by suicide among depressed elders

Electroconvulsive therapy reduces deaths by suicide among depressed elders

New Binghamton research explores how brain folds form in fetuses

New Binghamton research explores how brain folds form in fetuses

Study explores ‘brain fog’ following COVID-19

Study explores ‘brain fog’ following COVID-19

Excessive body fat can increase the risk of dementia

Excessive body fat can increase the risk of dementia

Alarming COVID study indicates long-term loss of gray matter and other brain tissue

Alarming COVID study indicates long-term loss of gray matter and other brain tissue

Spiritual fitness and meditative practice may reduce multiple risk factors for Alzheimer's disease

Spiritual fitness and meditative practice may reduce multiple risk factors for Alzheimer's disease

Study identifies how SARS-CoV-2 enters and infects the brain

Study identifies how SARS-CoV-2 enters and infects the brain

Study demonstrates profound anhedonia in people with frontotemporal dementia

Study demonstrates profound anhedonia in people with frontotemporal dementia

Study reveals the incidence of structural abnormalities in the developing brain

Study reveals the incidence of structural abnormalities in the developing brain

Maternal pomegranate juice intake may reduce risk of brain injury in IUGR infants

Maternal pomegranate juice intake may reduce risk of brain injury in IUGR infants

Study identifies key gene associated with age-related brain deterioration

Study identifies key gene associated with age-related brain deterioration

Drinking, smoking, and drug use may increase risk of premature heart disease in young people

Drinking, smoking, and drug use may increase risk of premature heart disease in young people

Researchers shed new light on how the brain ages

Researchers shed new light on how the brain ages

Obesity may contribute toward neural tissue vulnerability, exacerbate Alzheimer's disease

Obesity may contribute toward neural tissue vulnerability, exacerbate Alzheimer's disease

Study shows link between early brainstem tau accumulation and cortical hyperexcitability

Study shows link between early brainstem tau accumulation and cortical hyperexcitability

Scientists show a sort of signature in the brains of lonely people

Scientists show a sort of signature in the brains of lonely people

Study finds link between brain’s network connections and epilepsy-related atrophy

Study finds link between brain’s network connections and epilepsy-related atrophy

Children's sleep behaviors linked to gray matter volume with implications for academic performance, IQ

Children's sleep behaviors linked to gray matter volume with implications for academic performance, IQ

New method makes the superficial white matter visible in the living human brain

New method makes the superficial white matter visible in the living human brain