Scientists from Trinity College Dublin and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) have discovered that abnormalities of blood vessels in the brain may play a major role in the development of schizophrenia, a debilitating condition that affects around 1% of people in Ireland. The network of blood vessels in the brain regulates the transport of energy and materials in and out of the brain — forming what is known as the blood-brain barrier (BBB). (October 10, 2017)
powered by the Center for BrainHealth team of scientists
Brain Awareness Week: Strategies for Each Life Stage
Happy Brain Awareness Week! If you could peek inside your brain at every birthday, you would see that it is constantly changing. Brain cells develop and disappear, the connections between them strengthen and weaken over time, even the size of the brain can change as the years go by. But keeping the brain in peak condition is something we tend to think about only at the beginning of life, the end of life, and when something goes wrong.
Source: Neurology Now
Most Read Articles
- Science Daily: A bad mood may help your brain with everyday tasks
- Scientific American: A sense of discovery: How the immune system works with the brain
- Newsweek: Full-fat milk could cut risk of stroke, heart attack, study says
- BBC: Why your brain never runs out of problems to find
- Medical Xpress: Yale-developed test for Alzheimer’s disease directly measures synaptic loss
Sign up for our Newsletter
Click here to subscribe for the latest news on Brain Health via email newsletters.
Submit your content for publication on BrainHealthDaily.com