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blood-brain barrier

  1. haidut

    Alzheimer Patients Have "aged" Adrenals, Higher Cortisol And Estrone

    Ray has written several times about the changes that occur in the adrenals with aging and stress/hypothyroidism. The adrenal layers change in structure and activity in a way that favors zona glomerulosa, which results in higher production of cortisol and estrogen. This study seems to confirm...
  2. Suikerbuik

    The Gut Microbiota Influences Blood-brain Barrier Permeability In Mice

    http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/6/263/263ra158 Abstract Pivotal to brain development and function is an intact blood-brain barrier (BBB), which acts as a gatekeeper to control the passage and exchange of molecules and nutrients between the circulatory system and the brain parenchyma. The BBB...
  3. haidut

    Caffeine Protects Blood-brain Barrier From Endotoxin Damage

    Ray has written that people with MS, AD, PD, etc all have increased permeability of the blood brain barrier, usually caused by endotoxin. The following studies claim that caffeine has a protective and restorative effect on the barrier function, and as such may be helpful in neurological...
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