Gastrointestinal immune system and brain dialogue implicated in neuroinflammatory and neurodegenerative diseases.

A common characteristic of the central nervous system (CNS) neurodegenerative disorders is neuroinflammation, marked by augmented numbers of activated and primed microglia, increased inflammatory cytokines and decreased anti-inflammatory molecules. CNS neuroinflammation is a critical component in the progression of several neurodegenerative diseases which… CONTINUE READING