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Macrophages migrate in an activation-dependent manner to chemokines involved in neuroinflammation

Macrophages migrate in an activation-dependent manner to chemokines involved in neuroinflammation

Conclusions: Together our results indicate that the alternative activation status of macrophages promotes their migratory properties to chemoattractants relevant for neuroinflammatory diseases like MS. Conversely, classically activated, proinflammatory macrophages have [Read More]

Striking a Nerve: Bacterial Trigger for MS?

Striking a Nerve: Bacterial Trigger for MS?

(MedPage Today) -- A bacterial toxin appears lethal to oligodendrocytes and can cause brain lesions in mice, but it's not yet a smoking gun in the mystery of what causes multiple sclerosis. (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease) [Read More]

Researchers Identify Toxin That They Suggest May Be a Trigger for MS: Studies Proceed with Society Funding

Researchers Identify Toxin That They Suggest May Be a Trigger for MS: Studies Proceed with Society Funding

A team of researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City reported this week on additional findings related to epsilon toxin and multiple sclerosis. [Read More]

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6,000-year-old track record for healing leaky gut

6,000-year-old track record for healing leaky gut

When I was traveling in India, I had the privilege of studying Ayurvedic medicine with traditional Master Healers. [Read More]

Study shows high-salt diet causes dementia in mice

Study shows high-salt diet causes dementia in mice

A high-salt diet reduces resting blood flow to the brain and causes dementia in mice, according to a new study by [Read More]

What you should know about neurosarcoidosis

What you should know about neurosarcoidosis

A look at neurosarcoidosis, an inflammatory disease that can affect most organs in the body. Included is detail on [Read More]

Depression and fatigue in multiple sclerosis: relation to exposure to violence and cerebrospinal fluid immunomarkers – Brenner P, Granqvist M, K…

Depression and fatigue in multiple sclerosis: relation to exposure to violence and cerebrospinal fluid immunomarkers – Brenner P, Granqvist M, K…

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neuroinflammatory condition characterized by chronic dysregulation of immune responses [Read More]

Your NEJM Group Today: MS Review / HIV PrEP for Women / Texas Medical Director Opportunity

Your NEJM Group Today: MS Review / HIV PrEP for Women / Texas Medical Director Opportunity

Here's what we selected for you today: NEJM Clinical Practice Center: Review: A number of interventions to modify the [Read More]