Brain cell identified as 'mediator of disease'

ANA SANDOIU | September 17, 2018

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Brain inflammation is a marker of multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's, and some psychiatric disorders. A new study finds a subtype of brain cell that is key in neuroinflammation, bringing us closer to new treatments for multiple central nervous system diseases. Recent estimates suggest that 1 million people in the United States live with the condition. The autoimmune condition causes inflammation of the central nervous system, as the immune system attacks the insulating layer of myelin protecting neurons in the brain and spinal cord.

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