Smokers may have reduced neuroimmune function compared to their non-smoking peers. Researchers report restoring the immune system may benefit smokers. Immune dysfunction is linked to cognitive dysfunction.
Immune system activation that occurs as result of infection shortly after birth can cause persistent sleep pattern changes and neurodevelopmental disorders, a new study reveals.
A new blood-brain barrier on a chip system is being used to study neuroinflammation, researchers report.
Researchers find higher levels of LPS and E coli K99 pili proteins in brain samples of Alzheimer's patients.
Researchers show how inflammation in pregnant mice can trigger excessive division of neural stem cells in their offspring. This can result in an overgrowth of the brain and autism like behaviors.
Exposure to air pollution in urban areas could trigger a toxic response in neurons and impact pathways associated with neurodegenerative diseases, researchers report.