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Research suggests wisdom is linked to happiness and mental health

Research suggests wisdom is linked to happiness and mental health

Researchers uncover potential clue to halt destruction of nerve cells in people with ALS

Researchers uncover potential clue to halt destruction of nerve cells in people with ALS

Researchers observe correlation between abnormal proteins and aggressive behavior in dementia

Researchers observe correlation between abnormal proteins and aggressive behavior in dementia

Biochemical switches could be triggered to treat pathology of IBM, ALS and FTD

Biochemical switches could be triggered to treat pathology of IBM, ALS and FTD

Scientists solve mystery surrounding common genetic cause of ALS

Scientists solve mystery surrounding common genetic cause of ALS

Scientists develop technique to clear abnormal tau protein from human neurons

Scientists develop technique to clear abnormal tau protein from human neurons

New approach to reduce toxic protein production in ALS

New approach to reduce toxic protein production in ALS

Study points to potential new biomarker and drug target for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Study points to potential new biomarker and drug target for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

New compound blocks genetic cause of familial ALS and frontotemporal dementia

New compound blocks genetic cause of familial ALS and frontotemporal dementia

New research lays out potential path for treatment of Huntington’s disease

New research lays out potential path for treatment of Huntington’s disease

Study uncovers new genetic clues to frontotemporal dementia

Study uncovers new genetic clues to frontotemporal dementia

Researchers uncover genes that lead to excessive tau in dementia

Researchers uncover genes that lead to excessive tau in dementia

New breakthrough may speed up research and drug trials to tackle motor neurone disease

New breakthrough may speed up research and drug trials to tackle motor neurone disease

Researchers discover new information on pathological mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers discover new information on pathological mechanisms of Alzheimer's disease

Genetic defect linked to ALS causes sugar-starved cells to overproduce lipids

Genetic defect linked to ALS causes sugar-starved cells to overproduce lipids

Scientists determine normal function of gene associated with ALS and FTD

Scientists determine normal function of gene associated with ALS and FTD

Alector announces initiation of Phase 1 trial of AL001 for treating frontotemporal dementia

Alector announces initiation of Phase 1 trial of AL001 for treating frontotemporal dementia

Novel finding that links ALS/ataxia to cellular stress opens door to new treatment approaches

Novel finding that links ALS/ataxia to cellular stress opens door to new treatment approaches

Study provides new clues to connection between aging and neurodegeneration

Study provides new clues to connection between aging and neurodegeneration

A late-life surprise: Taking care of frail, aging parents

A late-life surprise: Taking care of frail, aging parents