Vitamin D causes dendritic cells to produce more CD31, hindering the activation of T cells. The study sheds light on how vitamin D deficiency regulates the immune system and can lead to autoimmune diseases, like multiple sclerosis.
Exposure to air pollution during childhood has a detrimental effect on cognition sixty years later.
Following a Mediterranean-style diet was linked to better memory and overall cognitive skills for adults in their late seventies.
A new neuroimaging study reveals patterns of asymmetry in the human brain may be unique to our species and could help explain how we developed language skills.
A new study reports M cells found in the lining of the gut can help to protect the against prion infections.
Using brain simulations, researchers report emergency cooling techniques could help to minimize long term damage that arises as a result of birth complications and limit the effects of stroke.
University of Edinburgh researchers report many genes linked to neuroticism are also linked to depression. The findings may help to develop more personalized treatments with depressive disorders.
University of Edinburgh researchers have discovered a 'timetable' for brain aging. They report most of the changes in gene expression were complete by middle age and female brains appear to age at a slower rate than male brains. Researchers note the biggest reorganization of genes occurs around the age of 26.