Saving aging nerves from 'big eater' immune cells

April 30th, 2018 | Posted by admin in Uncategorized

Immune cells may contribute to weakness and mobility issues in the elderly by driving nerve degeneration, according to a study of aging mice and biopsies of human nerves. In mice, blocking a receptor necessary for the survival of these cells improved the structure of nerves and increased muscle strength.
Source: Medicine Science Daily

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