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Inflammation in midlife hastens cognitive decline

Mar 24, 2019 by

Johns Hopkins University researchers used data from 12,336 people to assess inflammation’s effect on cognitive decline....

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New target may help inflammation after brain injury

Nov 28, 2018 by

Scientists studying mice with traumatic brain injury were able to use a drug to wipe out cells call microglia, which in turn caused the inflammation associated with TBI to disappear....

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Drugs shows promise for reducing inflammation caused by TBI

Mar 3, 2016 by

An experimental drug called MW151 appears to suppress levels of a pro-inflammatory cytokine, which reduces inflammation without interfering with the brain’s repair process....

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Alzheimer’s treatment clue found in brain inflammation

Jan 31, 2016 by

Researchers now think it’s possible for inflammation in the brain to drive Alzheimer’s. If true, it may be possible to block a protein that regulates immune cells to stop the disease....

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TBI symptoms caused by long-term inflammation

Feb 6, 2015 by

New research has uncovered a surprising cause of brain problems after traumatic brain injury: long-term inflammation in the brain....

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Brain inflammation is a hallmark for autism

Jan 11, 2015 by

Although all the causes and contributing factors to autism aren’t known, one hallmark stands out no matter what the cause: brain inflammation....

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