Myeloid cells can suppress the immune response, allowing ****** cancer cells to metastasize in the brain and form secondary tumor sites.
Recovery from multiple sclerosis-like symptoms in mice depends upon the ability for microglia to break down the remains of damaged cells.
Jet lag alters the microenvironment around cancerous tumor cells, making it more favorable for tumors to grow, and hinders the body’s natural immune response.
Gamma interferons, a type of immune cell that induces and modulates several immune system responses, may also play a role in preventing depression.
Study identifies a specific type of immune cell that induces inflammation in herpes simplex virus (HSV) encephalitis.
The immune molecule interleukin-17 (Il-17a) appears to influence vigilance and alertness in mouse models. Findings suggest the immune cell affects both brain function and behavior.
Researchers have identified a neural circuit responsible for inducing insomnia associated with stress. The same neural circuit also induces changes in the immune system.
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, a Kawasaki-like disease that appears to result from COVID-19 infections, damages the heart to such an extent that children will need lifelong monitoring and interventions.
A new blood test could help doctors monitor those who are at risk of developing psychiatric disorders. The test looks for specific protein biomarkers in blood samples of those with risk factors for psychiatric illnesses and can help to predict who is m…
Children born to mothers who experienced immune disorders during pregnancy, including allergies, asthma, autoimmune diseases, and autoinflammatory syndromes, are more likely to exhibit behavioral and emotional problems. The child’s sex may interact wit…