Medical News Today: How the brain’s ‘immune memory’ may lead to Alzheimer’s

| Posted in Brain Disease, Brain Education, Brain Research

A new study shows that microglia, which are the immune cells of the central nervous system, can “remember” inflammation. This “memory” influences how the cells react to new stimuli and deal with toxic plaque in the brain, a marker of Alzheimer’s disease. (April 14, 2018)

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