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Researchers map neuroinflammation and nervous system manifestations of Lyme disease.

About 15% of patients with Lyme disease develop peripheral and central nervous system involvement, often accompanied by debilitating and painful symptoms. Now, researchers from Tulane National Primate Research Center and Louisiana … Continue Reading Researchers map neuroinflammation and nervous system manifestations of Lyme disease.

Study identifies psychosis as a quantifiable neurological autoimmune disease.

Antibodies defend the body against bacterial, viral, and other invaders. But sometimes the body makes antibodies that attack healthy cells. In these cases, autoimmune disorders develop.  Immune abnormalities in patients … Continue Reading Study identifies psychosis as a quantifiable neurological autoimmune disease.

Neuroimaging study finds first evidence of neuroinflammation in brains of chronic pain patients.

A new study from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers has found, for the first time, evidence of neuroinflammation in key regions of the brains of patients with chronic pain. By … Continue Reading Neuroimaging study finds first evidence of neuroinflammation in brains of chronic pain patients.