New insight into how obesity, insulin resistance can impair cognition

Monday, April 22, 2019 - 08:10 in Health & Medicine

Obesity can break down our protective blood brain barrier resulting in problems with learning and memory, scientists report. They knew that chronic activation of the receptor Adora2a on the endothelial cells that line this important barrier in our brain can let factors from the blood enter the brain and affect the function of our neurons. […]

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