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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Researchers discover new genes involved in Alzheimer’s Disease

Researchers discover new genes involved in Alzheimer’s Disease

Reduced levels of chaperone protein may have implications for development of Parkinson’s disease

Reduced levels of chaperone protein may have implications for development of Parkinson’s disease

Ground-breaking discovery offers new hope for treatment of Alzheimer’s, other neurological diseases

Ground-breaking discovery offers new hope for treatment of Alzheimer’s, other neurological diseases

New insight could help develop novel and more effective antidepressant drugs

New insight could help develop novel and more effective antidepressant drugs

Novel discovery offers hope for treatment of Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases

Novel discovery offers hope for treatment of Alzheimer's and other neurological diseases

Scientists turn to C. elegans for new model of peripheral neuropathy

Scientists turn to C. elegans for new model of peripheral neuropathy

Study finds link between degenerative eye conditions and Alzheimer's disease

Study finds link between degenerative eye conditions and Alzheimer's disease

Insulin resistance largely undetected in non-diabetic patients with Parkinson's disease

Insulin resistance largely undetected in non-diabetic patients with Parkinson's disease

New study uses metabolomics to compare lipid profiles of infant formulas and human milk

New study uses metabolomics to compare lipid profiles of infant formulas and human milk

Glaucoma Research Foundation-funded research makes breakthrough in treatment of glaucoma

Glaucoma Research Foundation-funded research makes breakthrough in treatment of glaucoma

Scientists take important step to understand mechanisms that cause Huntington's disease

Scientists take important step to understand mechanisms that cause Huntington's disease

Mutations of IRF2BPL gene associated with previously undiagnosed neurological disorder

Mutations of IRF2BPL gene associated with previously undiagnosed neurological disorder

New research reveals how gut bacteria and lipid metabolism may affect AD, other brain diseases

New research reveals how gut bacteria and lipid metabolism may affect AD, other brain diseases

Parkinson's therapies being developed may benefit everybody with the disease

Parkinson's therapies being developed may benefit everybody with the disease

Reduced plasmalogen level may increase risk of Alzheimer's disease, shows study

Reduced plasmalogen level may increase risk of Alzheimer's disease, shows study

Turmeric derivative could be used in eye drops to treat early stages of glaucoma

Turmeric derivative could be used in eye drops to treat early stages of glaucoma

Large-scale DNA sequence data on Alzheimer's disease to be made available to investigators

Large-scale DNA sequence data on Alzheimer's disease to be made available to investigators

Neurobiologists identify new link between smell and memory

Neurobiologists identify new link between smell and memory

Researchers identify new compound that protects against neurodegeneration

Researchers identify new compound that protects against neurodegeneration

Study highlights potential of fetal gene therapy to prevent lethal neurodegenerative disease

Study highlights potential of fetal gene therapy to prevent lethal neurodegenerative disease