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Visceral fat gives signal to the brain that damages cognition

Visceral fat gives signal to the brain that damages cognition

A protein critical for wound healing and neural repair following spinal cord injury identified

A protein critical for wound healing and neural repair following spinal cord injury identified

Microglia play a dual role in regulating the permeability of blood-brain barrier, study shows

Microglia play a dual role in regulating the permeability of blood-brain barrier, study shows

Targeting overactive immune cells with experimental drug could improve TBI symptoms

Targeting overactive immune cells with experimental drug could improve TBI symptoms

Supplementing diet with amino acid delays signs of ALS in animal study

Supplementing diet with amino acid delays signs of ALS in animal study

Dampening effects of overactive immune cells may serve as new treatment for TBI

Dampening effects of overactive immune cells may serve as new treatment for TBI

Novel formulation allows use of toxin from rattlesnake venom to control neuropathic pain

Novel formulation allows use of toxin from rattlesnake venom to control neuropathic pain

Surprising discovery about childhood brain tumor may unlock new cancer treatments

Surprising discovery about childhood brain tumor may unlock new cancer treatments

Macrophages migrate from the blood to attack brain tissue shortly after stroke

Macrophages migrate from the blood to attack brain tissue shortly after stroke

Research shows how the brain's immune system could be activated to improve memory

Research shows how the brain's immune system could be activated to improve memory

Age-linked cognitive decline could be slowed by immune activation

Age-linked cognitive decline could be slowed by immune activation

Flickering light triggers the brain to release signaling chemicals that may help fight Alzheimer's

Flickering light triggers the brain to release signaling chemicals that may help fight Alzheimer's

Research unravels consequences of Zika virus attack on neural cells

Research unravels consequences of Zika virus attack on neural cells

Immune system cells facilitate the invasive capacity of glioblastoma

Immune system cells facilitate the invasive capacity of glioblastoma

Study shows how gene therapy may help protect against vision loss in multiple sclerosis

Study shows how gene therapy may help protect against vision loss in multiple sclerosis

Overactivation of neuroimmune gene leads to schizophrenia-like changes in mice

Overactivation of neuroimmune gene leads to schizophrenia-like changes in mice

Specific group of immune cells may influence Alzheimer’s disease

Specific group of immune cells may influence Alzheimer’s disease

Gut microbes may play a role in stroke recovery

Gut microbes may play a role in stroke recovery

Short chain fatty acid supplementation improves stroke recovery, mice study shows

Short chain fatty acid supplementation improves stroke recovery, mice study shows

Radiation-induced brain damage: new study reveals the mechanism

Radiation-induced brain damage: new study reveals the mechanism