Preventing Immune Response Shows Promise for Alzheimer’s, Other Disorders

Preventing Immune Response Shows Promise for Alzheimer’s, Other Disorders
Researchers believe that processes that can be used to control immune reactions toward a virus may also be used to prevent neurodegeneration in conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease. To achieve this, researchers blocked the protein PLSCR1 in the brain — a move that prevented immune cells called microglia from attacking and killing neurons. The study,

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