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How dying neurons control eating behaviors of the brain microglia

10:28 EDT 23 Jul 2018 | Science Daily

A new study provides important insight into how microglia, cells that form a branch of the immune system inside the brain, go about their job of clearing out dying and non-functional neurons -- and how they sometimes mistakenly attack healthy neurons, an event that can play a role in neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.

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