Immune System

Immune System

Researchers Test Feasibility of a Blood Test to Gauge PTSD Risk Immediately Following Trauma
New research suggests that a simple blood sample taken in the emergency room may enable doctors to predict if a... Read More
A Rarely Studied Brain Structure Provides New Clues About Psychosis
In a vivid example of the power of basic research, a team of researchers has performed the first analysis of... Read More
Immune System Factor Could Be Mobilized to Boost Motivation and Cognitive Deficits in Mental Illness
People with a variety of psychiatric conditions, including major depression and schizophrenia , can take a variety of medicines that... Read More
Pregnancy May Alter Brain’s Immune Function
During pregnancy and for some time after giving birth, a woman’s immune response in the brain may be tuned down,... Read More
Brain Cells
Microglia, immune cells that reside in the brain and spinal cord, are a first-line defense against infection in the central... Read More