Monthly Archives: May 2016

Leakages identified in the blood-brain barrier of patients with early Alzheimer’s disease.


The blood-brain barrier (BBB), a collection of cells and subcellular structures in the cerebrovascular wall that separates the circulating blood from the brain, is essential to keep brain tissue in healthy condition. It regulates the delivery of important nutrients and blocks neurotoxins, while removing surplus substances from the brain.  Now, a study from researchers has used contrast-enhanced MRI to identify

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