Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and schizophrenia share genetic origins, according to recent research published in Nature Communications. That finding has the potential to change how neurological and psychiatric diseases are studied and furthers hopes of curing both conditions.
By teaching T cells not to attack neurons’ myelin sheath, University of Maryland researchers believe they could be on a path toward improved approaches to diseases such as multiple sclerosis.
An experimental treatment injected...
Results of a phase 1b clinical trial published in Nature reveal scientists may be one step closer to finding a treatment that safely impedes the biological progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
Although it is established that the incidence of epilepsy is higher among individuals with autoimmune disorders — particularly those that directly affect the brain — a Danish study published in Neurology has specifically linked epilepsy risk among children to whether their mothers have rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
An acid in chicory could reduce impaired memory among people with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders, according to research in The FASEB Journal.
Scientists injected mice with lipopolysaccharide (LPS) to induce...