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Myelin is the fatty substance that covers and protects nerves.
Schwann cells induce self-repair of damaged nerves

Schwann cells induce self-repair of damaged nerves

An injection of nanoparticles for spinal cord injuries

An injection of nanoparticles for spinal cord injuries

Researchers explain how 'viral' agents of neurological diseases ended up in our DNA

Researchers explain how 'viral' agents of neurological diseases ended up in our DNA

Schwann cells capable of generating protective myelin over nerves finds research

Schwann cells capable of generating protective myelin over nerves finds research

Pain signals in humans are faster than previously thought

Pain signals in humans are faster than previously thought

Endogenous retrovirus type W found to be a major contributor to nerve damage in MS

Endogenous retrovirus type W found to be a major contributor to nerve damage in MS

Researchers one step closer to unmasking the cause of familial MS

Researchers one step closer to unmasking the cause of familial MS

Researchers move closer to finding the root cause of MS

Researchers move closer to finding the root cause of MS

Inhibition of CRMP2 phosphorylation promotes axonal regeneration after optic nerve injury

Inhibition of CRMP2 phosphorylation promotes axonal regeneration after optic nerve injury

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