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Senescent Astrocytes May Negatively Affect the Function of Neurons
A good deal of evidence points towards cellular senescence in the supporting cells of the brain, such as astrocytes and microglia, as an important contribution to neurodegeneration, cognitive decline, and dementia. Senescent cells behave abnormally and secrete a potent mix of pro-growth, pro-inflammatory signals that are known to degrade structure and function in many different...
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Researchers here note that the uncommon sucrase-isomaltase deficiency found in some Greenland populations may be generally beneficial to long-term health in adults, removing many of the downsides to ingesting sucrose. Humans did not evolve in a sugar-rich environment, and we are poorly adapted to the consequences of the high sugar intake that characterizes wealthier populations....
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