13
Jun

Molecule may help maintain brain’s synaptic balance

Via Top Health News -- ScienceDaily

Many neurological diseases are malfunctions of synapses, or the points of contact between neurons that allow senses and other information to pass from finger to brain. When excitatory and inhibitory balance is off, the brain becomes unable to process information normally, leading to conditions like epilepsy. Now researchers have discovered a molecule that may play a role in helping maintain the balance. The results were published in the journal eLife.

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