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Researchers identify key role of immune cells in brain development

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Researchers identify key role of immune cells in brain development Researchers identify key role of immune cells in brain development Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine have identified how specific brain cells interacting during development could be related to neurological and neuropsychiatric diseases, …

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    Star-shaped brain cells may play a critical role in glaucoma

    Glaucoma

    Star-shaped brain cells may play a critical role in glaucoma Star-shaped brain cells may play a critical role in glaucoma Acute angle closure glaucoma of the right eye (intraocular pressure was 42 in the right eye). Credit: James Heilman, MD/Wikipedia After a brain injury, cells that normally nourish nerves may …

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      Estrogen’s role in the sex differences of alcohol abuse

      Estrogen

      Estrogen’s role in the sex differences of alcohol abuse Estrogen’s role in the sex differences of alcohol abuse Reducing levels of estrogen receptors in the ventral tegmental area reduced ethanol consumption in female mice. Credit: Vandegrift et al., JNeurosci 2020 Fluctuating estrogen levels may make alcohol more rewarding to female …

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        Timeline of WHO’s role in the coronavirus pandemic

        World Health Organization

        Timeline of WHO’s role in the coronavirus pandemic Timeline of WHO’s role in the coronavirus pandemic Credit: CC0 Public Domain The World Health Organization has been at the heart of the battle against the new coronavirus since the first reported outbreak in China. As the WHO’s World Health Assembly gathers …

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