Journal of Neuroinflammation

Journal of Neuroinflammation is an open access, peer-reviewed online journal that focuses on innate immunological responses of the nervous system, involving microglia, astrocytes, cytokines, chemokines, and related molecular processes.

BioMed Central
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3.83 (2011)

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Medical research

Research team discovers potential Alzheimer's drug

A potential new drug to prevent Alzheimer's disease in people with the so-called Alzheimer's gene has been discovered by a University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) research team led by Sue Griffin, Ph.D.


New research shows wildfire smoke impacts on the brain

Smoke from the massive wildfires still burning in northern Canada has cast a pall over much of North America this summer, leading to health concerns for older people and those with chronic respiratory conditions.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists begin to untangle how COVID-19 affects brain cells

Researchers at the Francis Crick Institute have shown in lab-based experiments that variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can affect the blood-brain barrier and damage brain cells in different ways. This ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

New study links gum disease to buildup of Alzheimer's plaque formation

Although most people don't associate oral disease with serious health problems, increasing evidence shows that oral bacteria play a significant role in systemic diseases like colon cancer and heart disease. Now, new research ...


How inflammation affects brain development

It has long been recognized that too much inflammation in the womb can harm an unborn baby's brain development, but exactly how it happens has been a mystery until now.

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