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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.
U of A researcher one step closer to demonstrating the potential of brain molecule to halt MS

U of A researcher one step closer to demonstrating the potential of brain molecule to halt MS

Study finds link between neurodegeneration in obese people and Alzheimer's disease

Study finds link between neurodegeneration in obese people and Alzheimer's disease

Brain structures could predict an person's predisposition to accidental awareness under anesthesia

Brain structures could predict an person's predisposition to accidental awareness under anesthesia

Breached dolphin's brains show neuropathology similar to Alzheimer's

Breached dolphin's brains show neuropathology similar to Alzheimer's

What is the effect of pregnancy on resting state brain activity?

What is the effect of pregnancy on resting state brain activity?

Obesity management likely to improve the clinical outcome of MS

Obesity management likely to improve the clinical outcome of MS

Researchers find link between metabolism and dementia-related brain measures

Researchers find link between metabolism and dementia-related brain measures

Keys to maintaining good brain health

Keys to maintaining good brain health

Inhaled glucocorticoids linked to changes in brain matter

Inhaled glucocorticoids linked to changes in brain matter

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