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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
How does the brain control appetite?

How does the brain control appetite?

Scientists discover OGDHL and NRD1 genes linked to progressive loss of neurological function

Scientists discover OGDHL and NRD1 genes linked to progressive loss of neurological function

Popular food supplement may be key in reversing detrimental effects of Familial Dysautonomia

Popular food supplement may be key in reversing detrimental effects of Familial Dysautonomia

Scientists identify potential drug treatment in fight against Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists identify potential drug treatment in fight against Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists detail structure of molecule implicated in Alzheimer's disease

Scientists detail structure of molecule implicated in Alzheimer's disease

Landmark clinical trial to test third investigational drug for Alzheimer's disease

Landmark clinical trial to test third investigational drug for Alzheimer's disease

Research into common congenital brain defect identifies molecular basis

Research into common congenital brain defect identifies molecular basis

Upright posture in patients with Parkinson's disease exacerbates cognitive deficits, study shows

Upright posture in patients with Parkinson's disease exacerbates cognitive deficits, study shows

Researchers uncover neural progenitors in protective membranes covering the brain

Researchers uncover neural progenitors in protective membranes covering the brain

TMDU researchers identify novel type of cell death in Huntington's disease

TMDU researchers identify novel type of cell death in Huntington's disease

Researchers develop new mouse model to study Zika virus and find potential treatments

Researchers develop new mouse model to study Zika virus and find potential treatments

Study finds way to detect early signs of AD by looking at retina of patients' eyes

Study finds way to detect early signs of AD by looking at retina of patients' eyes

Testing ability to recognize, remember odors may help identify people at risk for Alzheimer's disease

Testing ability to recognize, remember odors may help identify people at risk for Alzheimer's disease

Scientists uncover how common Epstein-Barr virus causes blood cancer in adults and children

Scientists uncover how common Epstein-Barr virus causes blood cancer in adults and children

Collapse of MAM is common pathological hallmark to certain inherited forms of ALS

Collapse of MAM is common pathological hallmark to certain inherited forms of ALS

Scientists use latest sequencing technology to review genetic makeup of ataxias syndrome

Scientists use latest sequencing technology to review genetic makeup of ataxias syndrome

Medovex successfully conducts live tissue test of DenerveX System

Medovex successfully conducts live tissue test of DenerveX System

Genetic mutation confers risk for development of Parkinson's disease earlier than usual

Genetic mutation confers risk for development of Parkinson's disease earlier than usual

New study shows final stages of how mitochondria regularly divide and propagate

New study shows final stages of how mitochondria regularly divide and propagate

Distinct structures of tau protein aggregates may help determine type of dementia, study shows

Distinct structures of tau protein aggregates may help determine type of dementia, study shows