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.
Researchers report the personal odors of healthy animals change when they share an environment with a sick animal. The findings suggest these changes could impact social contact and patterns of disease spread.
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 study reports gut bacteria drives the formation of cerebral cavernous malformations.
A new study reports astrocytes may be a driving force behind a number of neurodegenerative diseases.
Researchers find higher levels of LPS and E coli K99 pili proteins in brain samples of Alzheimer's patients.
Exposure to air pollution in urban areas could trigger a toxic response in neurons and impact pathways associated with neurodegenerative diseases, researchers report.