Inflammation in the brain prevents cells from accessing the iron they need in order to perform a critical role in neurodevelopment.
Researchers believe they have found evidence that an imbalance of dopamine and iron in the SNc is the root cause of PD.
Researchers identify iron containing microglia in the hippocampus of Alzheimer's patients.
A new study links spending time in nature with better health and enhanced functioning of the immune system.
A new study reports inadequate iron intake during pregnancy can have implications for infant brain development.
A new study reports excess iron impairs cellular recycling, resulting in oxidative stress.
A new technique using phosphorus boosts the visibility of iron in the brain.
A new neuroimaging study finds iron is distributed in an unusual way in the brains of people with Parkinson's disease.
Findings could provide a new avenue for treating multiple sclerosis, researcher report.
Researchers have identified an over accumulation of iron in the mitochondria of mice genetically engineered to have Huntington's disease.
Analyzing genetic data from over 48,000 people, researchers discovered higher iron levels are associated with an increased risk of cardioembolic stroke.