Daily Archives: March 28, 2016

Environmental Enrichment as a Treatment for Early Life Inflammation

Environmental enrichment rescues the effects of early life inflammation on markers of synaptic transmission and plasticity. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27002704 ¬†Abstract Environmental enrichment (EE) has been successful at rescuing the brain from a variety of early-life psychogenic stressors. However, its ability to reverse … Continue reading

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Microglia, Inflammation, the Immune System, Cerebral Palsy and Autism

Microglial migration and interactions with dendrimer nanoparticles are altered in the presence of neuroinflammation. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27004516 ¬†Abstract BACKGROUND: Microglial cells have been implicated in neuroinflammation-mediated injury in the brain, including neurodevelopmental disorders such as cerebral palsy (CP) and autism. Pro-inflammatory activation … Continue reading

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