Scientists reveal that a molecule normally used by the immune system to prevent excessive damage may actually contribute to chronic white matter injury.
Browsing: white matter
Overturning previous thoughts on the disease’s localized disruptive effect on the brain; a new study has revealed a significantly larger scope of communications disruption caused by schizophrenia.
This review evaluates techniques and applications of MRI for evaluating white matter injury in mild traumatic brain injury, including an overview of current literature and future perspectives.
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis, MO, USA) have identified areas in the brains of children with Tourette’s syndrome that appear different when compared with the same areas in children without the disorder.
Abnormalities in brain white matter may occur in youth football players suffering sub-concussive head impacts
Researchers have used diffusion tensor imaging to reveal that abnormalities in three white matter tracts may occur in youth football players, even if no concussion has been suffered during play.
MAGNIMS research providing revised criteria for clinicians using MRI for MS diagnostics has been presented at the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) congress.
New findings highlight early links between heart and brain disorders.
Connections between the dorsolateral prefrontal cortex and posterior brain regions have been found to be weaker in MS patients, potentially due to a decline in white matter surrounding neurons.