Death caused as a result of sleep deprivation is preceded by the accumulation of reactive oxidative species in the gut.
Discovery could pave the way for new treatments for chronic pain in humans, researchers report.
Researchers have successfully designed mitochondria-specific ceria nanoparticles which appear to be capable of suppressing neuronal death associated with Alzheimer's disease.
A new study reports that a receptor targeted for treating neurodegenerative diseases also appears to play an important role in supporting the retina.
New research would help emergency care workers and battlefield medics stabilize blood flow in the brains of traumatic injury victims. Researchers developed a nanoparticle-based antioxidant that quickly quenches free radicals that interfere with regulation of the brain’s vascular system.