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Classifying brain microglia: Good and bad

Classifying brain microglia: Good and bad

Microglia are a type of neuroglia (glial cell) located throughout the brain and spinal cord. It accounts for 10–15% of all cells found within...
Microglia (red) gradually clear away the neuronal debris (green) produced following damage to the optic nerve. CREDIT Norris et al., 2018

Scientists identified brain cells responsible for removing damaged neurons after injury

In each tissue of the body, dead and dying cells should rapidly be evacuated to keep the development of inflammation, which could trigger the...
Neuron with oligodendrocyte and myelin sheath

Personalised stem cell treatment may offer relief for progressive MS

The study which conducted on mice suggests skin cells that are re-programmed into brain stem cells, transplanted into the central nervous system, help reduce...