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In young people, the brain remains largely isolated from that inflammation, but with older people, our blood-brain barrier becomes kind of leaky.
Some leap their way over physiological hurdles, from remote injection locations around the body and past the blood-brain barrier, to enter their victims' minds.
In children, particularly under the age of 10 or babies in the womb, the metal can pass through the blood-brain barrier and kill off brain cells.
The teenagers’ blood-brain barriers, a natural defense system that keeps harmful substances from entering the brain, appeared to have been damaged, and many of the small blood vessels throughout their brains had sprung tiny leaks.
The scientists then injected some animals with a dye that cannot cross a healthy blood-brain barrier and scanned the living animals’ brains.
The group will also investigate leakage of the blood-brain barrier and resulting inflammation after injury.
Around one in five people with lupus suffer from some sort of brain fog, which happens when lupus antibodies cross the blood-brain barrier and interfere with the brain's memory center.
The virus is capable of crossing the blood-brain barrier and seems to preferentially attack the stem cells that grow into a developing baby's brain.
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