Latest Neurotoxicity Stories
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators have used a new sequencing method to identify a group of genes used by the brain's immune cells – called microglia – to sense pathogenic organisms, toxins or damaged cells that require their response.
In the past decade, major progresses have been made toward elucidating the mechanisms of the biological actions of lanthanides.
The active ingredient in many insect repellents, N,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide, known as DEET, may harm the central nervous system, French researchers said.
Sound Pharmaceuticals has filed an investigational new drug application with the FDA for the clinical testing of a proprietary formulation of ebselen for the prevention of chemotherapy induced hearing loss or ototoxicity.
A Mayo Clinic case series analysis has pinpointed for the first time syndromes associated with toxic damage to the brain and nervous system from manganese fumes generated during welding.
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.