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Antibiotic rifampicin attenuates C9orf72-linked dementia in genetically modified mice

Antibiotic rifampicin attenuates C9orf72-linked dementia in genetically modified mice

Scientists gain important insights into novel mutation behind synucleinopathies

Scientists gain important insights into novel mutation behind synucleinopathies

Novel optobiological system may shine light on protein aggregation in Parkinson's disease

Novel optobiological system may shine light on protein aggregation in Parkinson's disease

Cell-hobbling fibrils found across diverse neurodegenerative diseases

Cell-hobbling fibrils found across diverse neurodegenerative diseases

Cell stress-related biochemical events may be partly driving Parkinson's disease

Cell stress-related biochemical events may be partly driving Parkinson's disease

Combination of rifampicin and resveratrol helps stop dementia, finds study

Combination of rifampicin and resveratrol helps stop dementia, finds study

Study provides a new target for therapeutic intervention in Parkinson's disease

Study provides a new target for therapeutic intervention in Parkinson's disease

Study reveals a detrimental role of the immune system in Lewy body dementias

Study reveals a detrimental role of the immune system in Lewy body dementias

$35.1 million US grant focuses on investigating sleep disorder linked to neurodegeneration

$35.1 million US grant focuses on investigating sleep disorder linked to neurodegeneration

Nasal drugs show success in slowing Parkinson's disease progression in mice

Nasal drugs show success in slowing Parkinson's disease progression in mice

Study reinforces that dementia with Lewy bodies can be classified into two different disease types

Study reinforces that dementia with Lewy bodies can be classified into two different disease types

Study reveals the implication of lysosomes in the spread of Parkinson’s disease

Study reveals the implication of lysosomes in the spread of Parkinson’s disease

Autophagy disruption may be at the root of early cognitive changes in Huntington’s disease

Autophagy disruption may be at the root of early cognitive changes in Huntington’s disease

Promising preclinical results of new dementia treatment candidate set the stage for human trials

Promising preclinical results of new dementia treatment candidate set the stage for human trials

Researchers develop integrative approach to better understand the origins of Parkinson's disease

Researchers develop integrative approach to better understand the origins of Parkinson's disease

Study indicates an amyloid link between melanoma and Parkinson’s disease

Study indicates an amyloid link between melanoma and Parkinson’s disease

Neuroinvasiveness of SARS-CoV-2 shown by viral RNA and inflammation in the brain

Neuroinvasiveness of SARS-CoV-2 shown by viral RNA and inflammation in the brain

Lewy body dementia may share similar genetic profiles with Alzheimer's disease

Lewy body dementia may share similar genetic profiles with Alzheimer's disease

Study unravels function of 'mystery protein' that kills brain cells of people with Parkinson's

Study unravels function of 'mystery protein' that kills brain cells of people with Parkinson's

Imaging technique can differentiate Alzheimer's disease from dementia with Lewy bodies

Imaging technique can differentiate Alzheimer's disease from dementia with Lewy bodies