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Massachusetts [US], May 2 (ANI): According to a new study at Tufts University, researchers have discovered a previously unknown function performed by a cell type that contains almost half of all cells in the brain.
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Fukuoka [Japan], November 29 (ANI): A study by Kyushu University has found a new method to enhance chronic pain treatments by discovering a unique population of spinal cord astrocytes with a role in producing pain hypersensitivity.
Fukuoka [Japan], November 26 (ANI): Researchers at Kyushu University's Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences have discovered a unique population of spinal cord astrocytes with a role in producing pain hypersensitivity to strengthen the effect of chronic pain treatments.
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Augusta [Georgia], September 1 (ANI): When the brain is not getting enough oxygen, neurons produce estrogen in both males and females, which hyperactivates another brain cell type called astrocytes to step up their usual support and protect brain function.
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Washington D.C. [USA], May 5 (ANI): There are certain genes in the individual brain cells of an Alzheimer's patient that show distinctive cellular pathways, say researchers.