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Ischemic stroke is characterized by an interruption of the blood supply to the brain, which can lead to brain damage and even death.
Johns Hopkins biophysicists have discovered that full activation of a protein ensemble essential for communication between nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord requires a lot of organized back-and-forth motion of some of the ensemble's segments.
Plants possess receptors which are similar to the glutamate receptors in the brain of humans and animals.
An excess of the brain neurotransmitter glutamate may cause a transition to psychosis in people who are at risk for schizophrenia.
Walk into any grocery store today and it is almost impossible to pick up any kind of processed food that doesn't have some variant of MSG in it.
Like emergency workers rushing to a disaster scene, cells called microglia speed to places where the brain has been injured, to contain the damage by 'eating up' any cellular debris and dead or dying neurons.
Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have documented a previously unknown biological mechanism in the brain's most important line of defense: the blood-brain barrier.
Stress is a term commonly used today, and we know it can have an impact on one’s mental and physical well-being. Now researchers are saying it may affect your memory too!
Anyone who has ever been subject to chronic stress knows that it can take a toll on emotions and the ability to think clearly.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.