New research suggests the integrity of the blood brain barrier is compromised for days after an ischemic stroke. This can lead to serious, life threatening complications. Repairing the BBB could prevent further complications.
Researchers discover a way to traverse the blood-brain barrier and retinal-blood barrier to deliver a molecule which degrades the main component of Alzheimer's plaques.
Pericytes could provide novel targets for the treatment and diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease, a new study reports.
A new synthetic peptide has the potential to deliver medications through the blood brain barrier.
Researchers discover glioblastoma brain tumor cells disrupt the blood brain barrier. The findings offer potential new avenues to treat brain cancer.
A new technique, which uses acoustic pressure to help molecules pass through the BBB, could help in treatment neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
A new study reports gut microbiota can influence the integrity of the blood-brain barrier.
Treatment with dexamethasone after a primary blast injury promoted fast recovery in an in vitro model of the BBB.
Researchers have made a promising discovery for people suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Insulin administered intranasally has lasting results for improving memory.
A new study sheds light onto a fundamental mechanism underlying the development of Alzheimer's disease. Researchers believe the findings could lead to new forms of therapy for those living with the disease.
Researchers report disruption of the BBB can trigger a cascade of events that result in brain damage and autoimmunity characteristic of MS.