Mar 29, 2021

Signals From Muscle Protect From Dementia

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension, neuroscience

Summary: Mimicking a muscular stress system can provide neuroprotection against aging in both the brain and retina. The signal helps prevent the buildup of misfolded protein aggregates.

Source: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

How do different parts of the body communicate? Scientists at St. Jude are studying how signals sent from skeletal muscle affect the brain.

Leave a reply