Amyloid-b Plaques and Alzheimer’s Disease: Regulating Dysfunctional Microglia

Amyloid-b Plaques Can Be Prevented by Removing Dysfunctional Microglia

According to the results from a recent mouse study, macrophages in the brain and spine appear to play a major role in the progression Alzheimer’s.

Microglial mayhem

As we age our immune cells become more dysfunctional. Cells that were once helpful can now behave in harmful ways. They may promote persistent inflammation, inhibit tissue regeneration and even facilitate the progression of age related diseases.


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