Astrocytes

Multiple sclerosis ( MS ) is increasingly being viewed and studied not only as an immune-mediated demyelinating and neurodegenerative disease...


Increasing evidences link T helper 17 ( Th17 ) cells with multiple sclerosis ( MS ). In this context, interleukin-22...


Biotin, used at high dose, has some impact on disease progression and permanent disability in patients with progressive multiple sclerosis....


Between 10 and 20% of all cases of epilepsy result from severe head injury, but a new drug promises to...


A previously unknown mechanism through which the brain produces new nerve cells after a stroke has been discovered at Lund...


A study led by a Johns Hopkins researcher has provided the first comprehensive map of a part of the adult...


Researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center demonstrated that star-shaped brain cells known as astrocytes play a direct role...


Researchers studying a mouse model of neurofibromatosis 1 ( NF1 ), a genetic condition that causes childhood brain tumors, have...


Glioblastoma multiforme ( GBM ) is the most common and deadly of brain cancers. Because GBM is so aggressive, the disease...


Researchers at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have identified a crucial cellular signal that controls the fate of stem...


Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have demonstrated that star-shaped glial cells in the brain called astrocytes...


Researchers, at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital successfully, treated a laboratory model of a lysosomal storage disease ( LSD )...


A study, published in Nature Medicine found that star-shaped brain cells that are often overlooked by doctors and researchers...


Researchers have identified a molecular suspect in a disorder similar to multiple sclerosis ( MS ) that attacks the optic...