Latest nervous tissue Stories
Accidental damage to thin or buried nerves during surgery can have severe consequences, from chronic pain to permanent paralysis.
Antibodies â€” warrior proteins the immune system makes to defend the body against invading pathogens such as viruses and bacteria â€” have a gentler side nobody knew about until now: They function not only as soldiers but also as nurses.
Scientists at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have shown how transplanted stem cells can connect with and rescue threatened neurons and brain tissue.
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