Category Archives: glia cells

Astrocytes shown to control sugar in the brain, as well as neurons.


The rapid rise in obesity and associated spread of type 2 diabetes represent an enormous challenge for society, with no efficient and safe medicines to prevent or stop this development available. The failure to develop adequate treatments is thought to be due to the fact that the molecular machinery controlling systemic metabolism remains unknown.  Now, a study from researchers at

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