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The vagus nerve may be the body’s earliest detector of inflammatory infections — and trigger for healing autoimmune conditions.
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And other neuroscience news you may have missed in January 2022.
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Oligodendrocytes insulate the nerves in the brain and spinal cord, speeding up neural signaling.
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The deadly Ebola virus could help battle the most lethal form of brain cancer: glioblastoma.
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A mysterious onset of schizophrenia-like symptoms in patients turned out to be cases of anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis — an autoimmune disorder where antibodies storm the brain.
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Oligodendrocytes keep electrical signals in the brain and spinal cord strong.
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Diseases like multiple sclerosis destroy the fatty material insulating neurons, but scientists are searching for ways to regrow it.
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One nerve connects your vital organs, sensing and shaping your health. If we learn to control it, the future of medicine will be electric.
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