Astrocytes turn out to be our friends in fighting alzheimer

Alzheimer; News from the web:

Until now we have always found that the presence in the brain of hyper active astrocytes probably increases the rate of the development of the feared amyloid plaques. A new study however has found that, in mice, reducing the hyper activity of the astrocytes actually increases the amyloid plaques. So now the plan is to see if we can manage the efficient working of the astrocytes to give them a hand in keeping the amyloid plaques under control.

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