Managing Microglia in A.D.

Two studies reveal that microglia play opposing roles in Alzheimer’s
Disease pathogenesis: they not only eliminate [beta]-amyloid
aggregates via phagocytosis but also kill nearby neurons by causing
inflammation and the release of neurotoxic proteases.
http://links.ealert.nature.com/ctt?kn=23&m=34790794&r=MjkzMDA4NjU2MgS2&b=2&j=NzIxMzM2NDUS1&mt=1&rt=0

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