Neuroscience

Researchers discover how immune cells prevent cognitive decline

Could the underproduction of poorly understood immune cells contribute to Alzheimer's disease and other forms of cognitive decline? A Rutgers study in Nature Immunology suggests it may—and that increasing these cells could ...

Neuroscience

New tools map seizures, improve epilepsy treatment

Two new models could solve a problem that's long frustrated millions of people with epilepsy and the doctors who treat them: how to find precisely where seizures originate to treat exactly that part of the brain.

Neuroscience

New method to detect oxygen consumption in the brain

The human brain consumes an immense amount of energy and needs an uninterrupted supply of oxygen to maintain its activity. Therefore, the brain is equipped with a network of delicate blood vessels that transport oxygen molecules ...

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