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2012-03-19 10:15:44

Microglia are the first line defence of the brain and are constantly looking for infections to fight off.

2012-03-19 10:10:51

A paper published online today in Nature describes the results of using bone marrow transplant (BMT) to replace faulty immune system cells in models of Rett Syndrome.

2012-03-15 05:39:01

Pill for spinal injury? A new study shows an oral drug that has shown promise in trials for human multiple sclerosis, significantly improves locomotor recovery in mice with spinal cord injury (SCI).

2012-03-13 10:31:19

A new study suggests that administering FTY720, an oral drug that has shown promise in trials for human multiple sclerosis, significantly improves locomotor recovery in mice with spinal cord injury (SCI).

2011-12-19 16:22:59

Bone marrow-derived stem cells (BMDCs) have been recognized as a source for transplantation because they can contribute to different cell populations in a variety of organs under both normal and pathological conditions.

2011-12-13 15:10:32

Hitching a ride into the retina on nanoparticles called dendrimers offers a new way to treat age-related macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa.

2011-11-28 06:51:33

According to a recent study, two proteins conspire to promote a lethal neurological disease.

2011-11-14 23:12:47

Two proteins conspire to promote a lethal neurological disease.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.