Researchers discover brain like activity in the immune system. The Nature study reveals T cells in the immune system transfer dopamine to B cells, providing motivation for these cells to produce antibodies and battle infection. The researchers hope their findings will help develop treatments to make immune response to vaccines and infections faster, and slow autoimmune conditions.
Rare gene variants BLK and BANK1 are present in a substantial percentage of people with Lupus. The genetic variants suppress 1RF5 and type-1 1Fn in B cells, causing dysfunction in the immune cells.
A new study reports on the effect blood glucose levels has on brain aging. Researchers report even normal glucose levels can have an impact on brain atrophy.
Researchers say memes may seem harmless, but they have the potential to spread damaging messages. A new study found memes that spread prejudiced messages are more likely to be believed if they are paired with endorsements from like-minded people.
A new hydrogel that acts as a gateway to transfer stem cells into the brain and facilitate repair to damaged tissue may effectively treat neurological conditions like Parkinson's disease and stroke.
Many people who suffer migraines are often diagnosed with other conditions. For those with a clinical diagnosis, many are unaware of treatment options available for pain and to slow the frequency of attacks.