Tag: "insulating" at medical news
Researchers Identify Key Gene That May Help Brain Treatment
...t is an important link with the development of the insulating
network, we hope that it will allow us to understand a host of diseases that occur when such development goes wrong," he said. Neurological disorders cause one in nine deaths worldwide, according to the World Federation of Neurology task force. L...
Hyaluronic Acid – A Boon To The Problem Of Premature Infant
...e to become oligodendrocytes that make myelin (the insulating
sheath surrounding nerve fibres in the brain and spinal cord) throughout life. In some cases, these cells fail to mature and cannot repair damage to the white matter of the brain. The white matter is made up of long nerve fibres wrapped in myelin. ...
Guidant sold defective defibrillators with full knowledge
... flaws are all associated with Guidant's use of an insulating
material in a way that caused it to deteriorate. Dr. William H. Maisel, a cardiologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, said yesterday in a telephone interview that all heart device makers typically perform hazards assessments afte...
Basis for Nerve fiber Damage in Multiple Sclerosis Discovered
... which T-cells attack and damage myelin, the fatty insulating
tissue of axons. These T-cells do not attack axons themselves; the process of demyelination interrupts electrical impulses that run through these nerve fibers, thus causing MS symptoms. Demyelination has been considered the central feature of MS. Re...