Nature

Oncology & Cancer

GABA released by B-cells blunts the immune response to tumors

A group of scientists led by researchers from the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences have discovered that B-cells, a type of immune cell, secrete the neurotransmitter GABA, and also found that the GABA secreted ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study analyzes calls to helplines in 19 countries during pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing a wide range of mental health issues worldwide. However, it is still difficult to quantify which general trends exist in populations and which are also transnational. In order to shed more ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How herpes checks into the nervous system for life

Herpes type 1 is sealed with a kiss for a lifetime. More than half of U.S. adults are carriers of HSV1 (herpes simplex virus type 1) which hibernates in the peripheral nervous system and can never be eradicated.

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