Medications

Brain organoids with the potential to predict drug permeability

The human brain is bathed in a supportive fluid called the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) that provides nutrients and is required for proper brain function. The composition of human CSF and how it is made are poorly understood ...

Medical research

Researchers find potential treatment for Rett Syndrome

An experimental cancer drug can extend the life of mice with Rett Syndrome, a devastating genetic disorder that afflicts about one of every 10,000 to 15,000 girls within 6 to 18 months after birth, Yale researchers report ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How could COVID-19 and the body's immune response affect the brain?

Although the most immediately threatening symptoms of COVID-19 are respiratory, neuroscientists are intently studying the pandemic from the perspective of the central nervous system. Clinical research and case reports provide ...

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