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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
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

Regular consumption of tea lowers risk of cognitive impairment in older adults, NUS study finds

Regular consumption of tea lowers risk of cognitive impairment in older adults, NUS study finds

UCLA study finding holds promise to prevent progressive cognitive decline in children with brain injury

UCLA study finding holds promise to prevent progressive cognitive decline in children with brain injury

Scientists develop first Canadian Brain Health Food Guide to help adults preserve thinking, memory skills

Scientists develop first Canadian Brain Health Food Guide to help adults preserve thinking, memory skills

Study findings could lead to novel therapies for preventing vision loss from degenerative retinal diseases

Study findings could lead to novel therapies for preventing vision loss from degenerative retinal diseases

SBP researchers identify new regulator of innate immune response to foreign invaders

SBP researchers identify new regulator of innate immune response to foreign invaders

Hypoxia may be cause for seizure-related neuronal degeneration in epilepsy, study finds

Hypoxia may be cause for seizure-related neuronal degeneration in epilepsy, study finds

GUMC launches phase II clinical study to examine safety of cancer drug for Parkinson's disease

GUMC launches phase II clinical study to examine safety of cancer drug for Parkinson's disease

Cocaine addiction may disrupt iron regulation in the brain, study finds

Cocaine addiction may disrupt iron regulation in the brain, study finds

SBP scientists identify autophagy linked to beneficial effects of enduring temporary stress

SBP scientists identify autophagy linked to beneficial effects of enduring temporary stress

Scientists identify how imbalance of calcium in mitochondria may contribute to Alzheimer's disease

Scientists identify how imbalance of calcium in mitochondria may contribute to Alzheimer's disease

Children of parents affected with C9orf72 mutations more likely to have FTD and ALS at younger age

Children of parents affected with C9orf72 mutations more likely to have FTD and ALS at younger age

Duke Health researchers identify potential new drug target for Huntington's disease

Duke Health researchers identify potential new drug target for Huntington's disease