Researchers found blocking immune cells in the brain can stop the progression of Alzheimer’s disease. The formation of microglia or immune cells in the brain lead to memory problems present in Alzheimer’s patients. The findings add to the growing evidence that brain inflammation is a hallmark of the disease.
5.19.16 -A specific type of immune cell, called microglia (green) can help contain amyloid plaques (magenta), the key hallmark of Alzheimer's disease, thus limiting their damage to surrounding brain cells
76 Seconds In The Brain Of Someone With ADD. This is a funny, if somewhat profane, example of ADD/ASD/ADHD. I'm sure most will find it funny, but, if you have ADD or deal with a child with ADD/ADHD the humor is less interesting and the mirth stands out.