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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Altered protein and mutated clusters of genes in Alzheimer’s disease

Altered protein and mutated clusters of genes in Alzheimer’s disease

Aging nerve cells fail to take out the intracellular "trash"

Aging nerve cells fail to take out the intracellular "trash"

Common medications can masquerade as dementia in seniors

Common medications can masquerade as dementia in seniors

Researchers explain how 'viral' agents of neurological diseases ended up in our DNA

Researchers explain how 'viral' agents of neurological diseases ended up in our DNA

Scientists discover rare autoimmune disease triggered by testicular cancer

Scientists discover rare autoimmune disease triggered by testicular cancer

Novel imaging molecule reveals brain changes linked to progressive MS

Novel imaging molecule reveals brain changes linked to progressive MS

Researchers determine atomic interactions that stabilize phase-changing proteins

Researchers determine atomic interactions that stabilize phase-changing proteins

Endogenous retrovirus type W found to be a major contributor to nerve damage in MS

Endogenous retrovirus type W found to be a major contributor to nerve damage in MS

Scientists discover pathway that prevents buildup of Alzheimer's protein

Scientists discover pathway that prevents buildup of Alzheimer's protein

PhoreMost and C4XD sign neurodegeneration drug discovery collaboration agreement

PhoreMost and C4XD sign neurodegeneration drug discovery collaboration agreement

Complement system shown to remove dead cells in retinitis pigmentosa, contradicting previous research

Complement system shown to remove dead cells in retinitis pigmentosa, contradicting previous research

Antioxidant protecting the brain linked to deterioration in areas susceptible to Alzheimer's

Antioxidant protecting the brain linked to deterioration in areas susceptible to Alzheimer's

Canadian Institutes of Health Research and partners fund CCNA's second phase

Canadian Institutes of Health Research and partners fund CCNA's second phase

Study suggests therapeutic solutions for pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration

Study suggests therapeutic solutions for pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration

CAPON protein may facilitate link between two most well-known Alzheimer's culprits

CAPON protein may facilitate link between two most well-known Alzheimer's culprits

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation announces first round of awards of Diagnostics Accelerator initiative

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation announces first round of awards of Diagnostics Accelerator initiative

Concussion symptoms can be reversed by magnetic stimulation

Concussion symptoms can be reversed by magnetic stimulation

Long-term antibiotic treatment slows growth of amyloid plaques in male mice but not in females

Long-term antibiotic treatment slows growth of amyloid plaques in male mice but not in females

Research may lead to early detection method for some forms of dementia

Research may lead to early detection method for some forms of dementia

Examining the Long-term Effects of Concussion in Sport

Examining the Long-term Effects of Concussion in Sport