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High Salt Diet Causes Dementia -in Mice

News   Jan 17, 2018 | Original Story from Weill Cornell Medicine

 
Gut-Brain Research Shows High Salt Intake Causes Dementia -in Mice

White blood cells that produce a protein called IL-17 (green) accumulate in large numbers in the small intestine of mice fed a high-salt diet for eight weeks (right), compared with mice fed a normal diet. This magnified image shows cells in a part of the intestinal layer that absorbs digested food and protects against infection. Photo credit: The Iadecola Lab, Weill Cornell Medicine

 
 
 

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