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Myelin is the fatty substance that covers and protects nerves.
Skin-related stem cells could be used to regenerate vital part of the nervous system

Skin-related stem cells could be used to regenerate vital part of the nervous system

Vegans are often deficient in these four nutrients

Vegans are often deficient in these four nutrients

Stem cells in hair follicles have potential to regenerate myelin sheath that coats neurons

Stem cells in hair follicles have potential to regenerate myelin sheath that coats neurons

Myelination deficits cause abnormal hypersocial behavior associated with Williams syndrome

Myelination deficits cause abnormal hypersocial behavior associated with Williams syndrome

MIT scientists reverse some behavioral symptoms of rare neurodevelopmental disorder

MIT scientists reverse some behavioral symptoms of rare neurodevelopmental disorder

Scientific breakthrough provides new hope for people living with multiple sclerosis

Scientific breakthrough provides new hope for people living with multiple sclerosis

Study to compare benefits of tai chi and mindfulness meditation on MS symptoms

Study to compare benefits of tai chi and mindfulness meditation on MS symptoms

High levels of blood lipids may worsen multiple sclerosis symptoms in obese patients

High levels of blood lipids may worsen multiple sclerosis symptoms in obese patients

Diattenuation Imaging offers structural information of difficult to access brain regions

Diattenuation Imaging offers structural information of difficult to access brain regions

Study on families of children with pediatric-onset MS examines baffling, often-overlooked disease

Study on families of children with pediatric-onset MS examines baffling, often-overlooked disease

Young adults at risk of addiction show differences in important brain region

Young adults at risk of addiction show differences in important brain region

Neighborhood income, education associated with risk of disability progression in MS patients

Neighborhood income, education associated with risk of disability progression in MS patients

Innovative compound offers a new therapeutic approach to treat multiple sclerosis

Innovative compound offers a new therapeutic approach to treat multiple sclerosis

RhoE protein plays key role in the development of nervous system

RhoE protein plays key role in the development of nervous system

Study reveals link between altered brain activity and social deficits in autism

Study reveals link between altered brain activity and social deficits in autism

New adaptive treatment strategy increases the benefits of Internet-delivered CBT

New adaptive treatment strategy increases the benefits of Internet-delivered CBT

New research collaboration between EU and Russia focuses on infectious diseases

New research collaboration between EU and Russia focuses on infectious diseases

New insights into brain cell types of people with MS could help develop improved therapies

New insights into brain cell types of people with MS could help develop improved therapies

Myelin-producing cells are altered in multiple sclerosis, shows study

Myelin-producing cells are altered in multiple sclerosis, shows study

Old oligodendrocytes can repair damage in the brains of patients with multiple sclerosis

Old oligodendrocytes can repair damage in the brains of patients with multiple sclerosis