Thursday, May 5, 2016

Early Onset-Dementia and Schizophrenia Research


The thought is that the brain’s immune system can go awry and over prune the brain synapses. This can be a reason for neuro-generative diseases. An overabundance of complement protein appears to cause too many synapses to be tagged for destruction by the microglia. There is much research still to be done. You can read more at this UCSF website.   https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2016/04/402451/brains-immune-system-may-trigger-frontotemporal-dementia