Nov 25, 2019

Caloric Restriction Restores Myelinating Cell Populations

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A recent study published in Cell Stem Cell shows that fasting and metformin are effective in a mouse model of demyelination, which is caused in humans by such disorders as multiple sclerosis.

Myelin, demyelination, and remyelination

Myelin, a substance rich in beneficial proteins and fats, is an insulator and protector of nerve cells and helps nerve cells to conduct messages to one another.

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