Neuroprotective role of immune cell discovered

22 julio 2014

A type of immune cell widely believed to exacerbate chronic adult brain diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease and multiple sclerosis, can actually protect the brain from traumatic brain injury and may slow the progression of neurodegenerative diseases, according to research. «Our findings suggest the innate immune system helps protect the brain after injury or during chronic disease, and this role should be further studied,» the lead researcher said.
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