Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 7th, 2008
"In this study, we examine neuropathological markers of neurogenesis and inflammation in the human hippocampus after treatment for acute myelogenous leukemia or medulloblasroma. We demonstrate a persistent radiation-induced microglial inflammation that is accompanied by nearly complete inhibition of neurogenesis after cancer treatment," wrote M.L. Monje and colleagues, Brigham and Women's Hospital.
The researchers concluded: "These findings are...
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