Chronic stress alters gene activity in immune cells before they reach the bloodstream. The change leads to an overabundance of inflammation, which is linked to many negative health effects, a new study reports.
Inflammation in the brain prevents cells from accessing the iron they need in order to perform a critical role in neurodevelopment.
A new study shows the loss of parkin sharply reduces the level of another protein which usually helps protect neurons from stress.
Researchers show memory pathology in older mice can be reversed by blocking the activity of a specific receptor in the brain. Blocking the B1R receptor helps recover memory and cerebrovascular function.
Researchers have identified specific cellular events that appear key to the debilitating autoimmune disease, lupus. The findings suggest that blocking this pathway in lupus-triggering cells could be a potent weapon against the disease.