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Myelin is the fatty substance that covers and protects nerves.
Blocking a molecule could delay the progression of multiple sclerosis

Blocking a molecule could delay the progression of multiple sclerosis

Study shows how myelinated mammalian nerves propagate nerve impulses at high frequencies

Study shows how myelinated mammalian nerves propagate nerve impulses at high frequencies

Celiac disease may now be curable with biodegradable nanoparticles

Celiac disease may now be curable with biodegradable nanoparticles

New treatment shows promise to reverse celiac disease

New treatment shows promise to reverse celiac disease

Autism spectrum disorder could be triggered by low placental steroid levels

Autism spectrum disorder could be triggered by low placental steroid levels

Insufficient placental steroid may increase autism spectrum disorder risk

Insufficient placental steroid may increase autism spectrum disorder risk

Neuroscientists to introduce new approach to assess brain damage in Parkinson's patients

Neuroscientists to introduce new approach to assess brain damage in Parkinson's patients

Rapid and sensitive tracking of fat molecules in the body

Rapid and sensitive tracking of fat molecules in the body

New study blames vascular rather than nerve injury for concussion

New study blames vascular rather than nerve injury for concussion

New study could change the way traumatic brain injuries are treated

New study could change the way traumatic brain injuries are treated

Researchers shed light on abnormal neuronal activities caused by myelin impairment

Researchers shed light on abnormal neuronal activities caused by myelin impairment

UVA researchers uncover key contributor to multiple sclerosis

UVA researchers uncover key contributor to multiple sclerosis

Antibody that targets CXCR6 prevents and reverses multiple sclerosis in mouse model

Antibody that targets CXCR6 prevents and reverses multiple sclerosis in mouse model

Scientists uncover the cause of a rare fatal nerve disease

Scientists uncover the cause of a rare fatal nerve disease

New smartphone app can help detect early signs of eye diseases in children

New smartphone app can help detect early signs of eye diseases in children

Eating fish in pregnancy could improve attentiveness in children

Eating fish in pregnancy could improve attentiveness in children

New insight into cause of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

New insight into cause of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

Does the brain thin as children grow?

Does the brain thin as children grow?

Thinning of human brain during childhood linked with myelination

Thinning of human brain during childhood linked with myelination

Researchers eliminate need for anti-rejection drugs in mice with transplanted glial cells

Researchers eliminate need for anti-rejection drugs in mice with transplanted glial cells