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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Scientists discover treatment that improves symptoms in mouse model of juvenile Batten disease

Scientists discover treatment that improves symptoms in mouse model of juvenile Batten disease

Study provides insights into functions of astrocytes following brain injury or disease

Study provides insights into functions of astrocytes following brain injury or disease

Study reveals new molecular mechanism vital for associative memory encoding in the hippocampus

Study reveals new molecular mechanism vital for associative memory encoding in the hippocampus

Edible and medicinal mushrooms show potential to mitigate neurodegenerative diseases

Edible and medicinal mushrooms show potential to mitigate neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers find new way to quantify olfactory sensory neurons using PET radiotracer

Researchers find new way to quantify olfactory sensory neurons using PET radiotracer

Exeter scientists discover how two cell organelles interact at molecular level

Exeter scientists discover how two cell organelles interact at molecular level

Selonterra publishes article on novel APOE4 mechanism linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Selonterra publishes article on novel APOE4 mechanism linked to Alzheimer’s disease

Concussions accelerate Alzheimer's disease-related brain atrophy and cognitive decline, research finds

Concussions accelerate Alzheimer's disease-related brain atrophy and cognitive decline, research finds

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

Could pathogen infection really lead to Alzheimer’s?

Protein aggregation may trigger inflammatory response linked to neurodegenerative diseases

Protein aggregation may trigger inflammatory response linked to neurodegenerative diseases

Molecular pharmacologist granted funding to unravel mechanisms of neuronal communication

Molecular pharmacologist granted funding to unravel mechanisms of neuronal communication

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