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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.
Insufficient sleep could have long-lasting impact on the neurocognitive development of pre-teens

Insufficient sleep could have long-lasting impact on the neurocognitive development of pre-teens

Study links brain temperature with survival after traumatic brain injury

Study links brain temperature with survival after traumatic brain injury

Profound neuroinflammation associated with long COVID

Profound neuroinflammation associated with long COVID

Normal brain aging accelerated by 26% in people with progressive type 2 diabetes, study shows

Normal brain aging accelerated by 26% in people with progressive type 2 diabetes, study shows

Study reveals how the brain volume changes in Parkinson's patients

Study reveals how the brain volume changes in Parkinson's patients

Exercise maintains insulin and body mass index levels to help protect brain volume

Exercise maintains insulin and body mass index levels to help protect brain volume

Structural MRI scans of the brain may help guide treatment decisions for mental health disorders

Structural MRI scans of the brain may help guide treatment decisions for mental health disorders

Brain charts show changing morphology by age

Brain charts show changing morphology by age

Researchers discover potential link between inflammation and structure of specific brain regions

Researchers discover potential link between inflammation and structure of specific brain regions

Mild SARS-CoV-2 infection leads to tissue damage and shrinkage in brain areas related to smell

Mild SARS-CoV-2 infection leads to tissue damage and shrinkage in brain areas related to smell

COVID-19 may cause brain shrinkage in some people

COVID-19 may cause brain shrinkage in some people

Study characterizes brain changes in adolescents affected by juvenile fibromyalgia

Study characterizes brain changes in adolescents affected by juvenile fibromyalgia

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