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Unlike a spinal cord injury, which severs all connection between brain and muscle, other nerve cells remain.
What’s more, the studies suggest how our gut microbes make the immune system turn against nerve cells—a finding that could lead to treatments, like drugs based on microbial byproducts, that might improve the course of the disease.
In people with the mutation, the protein is a toxic form that kills nerve cells and damages the brain.
Microscopes will blossom with images of chromosomes at super-resolution as well as wide fields of millions of cells retaining intricate connections among nerve cells.
When the nerve cells break down and the brain is unable to initiate movement, patients lose muscle functionality, potentially leading to complete paralysis as the disease progresses.
Fish, flies, and even worms that meet these criteria have a brain of sorts, where nerve cells cluster and may be capable of coordinating sleep.
An experimental injectable drug from Ionis Pharmaceuticals is one of the first to show potential in treating the root causes of Huntington’s disease, a devastating and fatal rare genetic disorder that causes nerve cells in the brain to break down.
Parkinson’s Effect Inappropriate ferroptosis signaling may cause nerve cells, or neurons, to recruit lethal amounts of the metal ions and die, causing neurodegeneration, Ayton said.
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