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Certain immune cells can cause damage to the aging nervous system, study finds – News-Medical.net

Aging is the biggest risk factor for perturbation of the nervous system, even in the absence of distinct disease or trauma.

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Aging is the biggest risk factor for perturbation of the nervous system, even in the absence of distinct disease or trauma. For yet unknown reasons, the impulse conducting, myelinated projections and synaptic connections between nerve cells are especially vulnerable to aging-related degeneration. These pathological alterations often manifest as cognitive, sensory, and motor decline in older adults and represent a serious socio-economic challenge.
Malactivation leads to damage
Scientists have long…

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