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Zika Kills Vital Nervous System Cells in Adult Mice, Study Finds

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Researchers are investigating why the virus is attracted to neural stem cells in the brain

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Too Few Kids with Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy Get Flu Shot

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But they are more likely to develop flu-rated complications

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Neurologists Say Jury Still Out on Medical Marijuana’s Use for Brain Disorders

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Easing federal restrictions on pot research might help get answers, doctors say
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Scientists Plug into a Learning Brain

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Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - NIH

NIH Scientists Visualize Structures of Brain Receptors Using Subcellular Imaging

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Source: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Cancer Institute - NIH

Gene Risk Factors for Age-Related Brain Disorders May Affect Immune System Function

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Source: National Institute on Aging - NIH

Brain May Flush out Toxins during Sleep

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Source: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - NIH

Children with Neurologic Disorders at High Risk of Death from Flu

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Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kids with Neurological Conditions at Higher Risk of Flu Death

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Medical, parenting groups working to increase flu vaccination, awareness

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Genetics Home Reference: Pyruvate dehydrogenase deficiency

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Source: National Library of Medicine - NIH