Tag: Microglia

Antibiotics May Help Slow Symptoms Of Alzheimer's Disease

Researchers in Chicago have observed how long-term antibiotic treatment may affect the onset of Alzheimer's disease symptoms in rodents. Results showed that the therapy can help limit the buildup of amyloid plaques in the brain.

Medicine May 28, 2019

Brain's Immune System Holds Clue To Schizophrenia Risk And Potential Treatment

Experts found that the risk of developing schizophrenia may be determined by studying the brain's immune system cells. The researchers hope that their research could open up doors to better preventive management and treatment of the debilitating disease.

Life October 17, 2015

Men And Women Perceive And Process Pain Differently: Study

Scientists discovered that the immune cells that signal pain in men are different from those that signal pain in women. This could be a reason why some tested drugs worked on male mice, but failed on females.

Life July 1, 2015

Chronic Stress Ups Risk of Schizophrenia, Other Mental Disorders

You weren't imagining it--stress can indeed make you crazy, according to a study. Keep stress in check to protect both your physical and mental health.

Life November 25, 2014

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