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New research released today demonstrates the brain's remarkable capacity to repair itself.
Multiple sclerosis is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors.
Scientists have improved upon their own previous world-best efforts to pluck out just the right stem cells to address the brain problem at the core of multiple sclerosis and a large number of rare, fatal children’s diseases.
Through the identification of a gene's impact on a signaling pathway, scientists at Children's National Medical Center continue to make progress in understanding the mechanics of a key brain developmental process: growth and repair of white matter, known as myelination.
Scientists at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine found a way to rapidly produce pure populations of cells that grow into the protective myelin coating on nerves in mice.
A new imaging technique could help doctors and researchers more accurately assess the extent of nerve damage and healing in a live patient.
Narcolepsy is a rare disorder characterized by an excessive urge to sleep at inappropriate times and places.
Like explorers mapping a new planet, scientists probing the brain need every type of landmark they can get.
Computer scientists at Brown University have created software to examine neural circuitry in the human brain.
Researchers including members from the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen have developed a new method for making detailed X-ray images of brain cells.
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