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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Study examines how sex alters time-course of inflammation in the brain after TBI

Study examines how sex alters time-course of inflammation in the brain after TBI

Studies offer hope for developing new biomarker and drug for neurodegenerative diseases

Studies offer hope for developing new biomarker and drug for neurodegenerative diseases

Study underlines significance of microglia for homeostasis in the brain

Study underlines significance of microglia for homeostasis in the brain

Cognitive tests can detect early Alzheimer's in people without symptoms, study suggests

Cognitive tests can detect early Alzheimer's in people without symptoms, study suggests

Chronic sleep deprivation increases risk of neurological disorders

Chronic sleep deprivation increases risk of neurological disorders

New understanding about brain proteins could lead to effective therapies for dementia

New understanding about brain proteins could lead to effective therapies for dementia

New research could be first step toward drug to treat Zika infections

New research could be first step toward drug to treat Zika infections

Physical activity can help prevent, manage Alzheimer's disease and other dementias

Physical activity can help prevent, manage Alzheimer's disease and other dementias

Demyelination may not be good indicator of MS progression, study finds

Demyelination may not be good indicator of MS progression, study finds

Study findings suggest how progranulin deficiency causes frontotemporal dementia

Study findings suggest how progranulin deficiency causes frontotemporal dementia

Study shows how influenza A hijacks human cellular machinery to replicate

Study shows how influenza A hijacks human cellular machinery to replicate

New research uncovers role of mysterious molecule in skin cancer

New research uncovers role of mysterious molecule in skin cancer

Study provides new insights on molecular mechanisms that impair muscle stem cells during aging

Study provides new insights on molecular mechanisms that impair muscle stem cells during aging

Gladstone scientists discover common mechanism that links neurodegeneration in young and old

Gladstone scientists discover common mechanism that links neurodegeneration in young and old

Scientists discover new role for autophagosomes in neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists discover new role for autophagosomes in neurodegenerative diseases

Could light from LED screens cause irreversible eye damage?

Could light from LED screens cause irreversible eye damage?

Researchers report discovery of new gene linked to Tau accumulation in AD

Researchers report discovery of new gene linked to Tau accumulation in AD

New gene linked to Tau pathology

New gene linked to Tau pathology

Scientists discover potential role for 'jumping genes' in ALS

Scientists discover potential role for 'jumping genes' in ALS

Researchers develop novel genetic score to calculate age-specific risk of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers develop novel genetic score to calculate age-specific risk of Alzheimer's disease