Can Your Brain’s “Janitors” Fight Alzheimer’s and MS?

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On ‘Psychology Behind the Headlines’, host Patricia Wu and guest Dr. Elia Gourgouris discuss a new area of research that focuses on “microglia,” the brain’s natural cleaning crew and how it could lead to revolutionary treatments for a wide range of neurodegenerative diseases.

Microglia: Your Brain’s Cleaning Crew 

Microglia cells act as the brain’s janitors, clearing away harmful substances and debris.

The Power of Sleep 

Getting deep, restful sleep is crucial for the brain’s cleanup process.

A New Frontier in Treatment 

Boosting microglia function could offer a groundbreaking approach to treating Alzheimer’s, MS, and other brain diseases.

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