Research has shown how stress changes the structure of the brain and reveals a potential therapeutic target to the prevent or reverse it. Led by Si-Qiong June Liu, MD, PhD, Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, the findings are published in JNeurosci.
New systematic approach keys in on environmental mechanisms that contribute to central nervous system inflammation, identifies herbicide linuron as inflammation activator.
Researchers report impairments in the neuroprotective communication between neural blood vessels, astrocytes and neurons may be an early factor in how high blood pressure may impair cognitive function.
UCLA researchers upend long-standing idea that the star-shaped brain cells can’t be differentiated from each other.