Reduced microglial activity restores cognitive function in aging mice

The blocking of protein activity improves the cognition of old mice

Microglia, or brain cells, are the brain’s garbage crew. They eat up bits of cell debris. Their underperformance in the aging brain contributes to neurodegeneration. Is there a workaround for this?

Source:
http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2019/04/blocking-proteins-activity-restores-cognition-in-old-mice.html

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