Researchers have demonstrated that a component of bacterial cell envelopes has the ability to modulate the body’s immune response to viral inflammatory diseases.
Researchers have indicated that gingipain inhibitors may be used in treating periodontal disease and neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s.
More evidence reported for causal link between herpes viruses and Alzheimer’s; reinvigorating research into the possible role of infections – and their treatment – in the disease.
A recent study indicates that a chronic periodontal pathogen infection could result in the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
Antiretroviral therapy with efavirenz in HIV-positive pregnant women has been reported to increase the risk of neurological conditions in offspring.
An international team has successfully deployed a Zika virus vaccine to target and kill human glioblastoma brain cancer stem cells.
Research presented at SfN’s Neuroscience 2017 has highlighted novel applications of genetic and cellular techniques that may help us to better understand neurological disorders such as addiction and Zika.