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The death of nerve cells (depicted here) causes disability in MS.

Vaccinations not a risk factor for multiple sclerosis

Big-data analysis shows no correlation between vaccinations and MS.
An array of intra-cranial electrodes of the type used to record brain activity in the current study. Image credit: UCSF

Synthetic speech: Virtual voicebox converts brain signals to speech using AI

People with neurological conditions who lose the ability to communicate, typically due to brain damage, stroke or any other medical conditions now have a...
In the neuron, a protective covering called myelin (grey) insulates the axon and increases the speed of electrical communication along the length of the neuron.

Neuroscientists reverse some behavioral symptoms of Williams Syndrome

Williams Syndrome, a rare neurodevelopmental disorder that affects about 1 in 10,000 babies born in the United States, produces a range of symptoms including...
Prof. Avadhesha Surolia

IISc scientists figure out compulsive behavior in patients with autoimmune disorders

Researchers at the Bengaluru-based Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have found that a class of cells that defends the body against invaders also triggers...
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...

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