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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Targeting immune checkpoints in microglia could reduce out-of-control neuroinflammation

Targeting immune checkpoints in microglia could reduce out-of-control neuroinflammation

Chronic sleep disruption in early adult life accelerates AD-related tau pathology

Chronic sleep disruption in early adult life accelerates AD-related tau pathology

Down syndrome may hold important clues to onset of Alzheimer's disease

Down syndrome may hold important clues to onset of Alzheimer's disease

Researchers develop fibrin-targeting immunotherapy to protect against neurodegeneration

Researchers develop fibrin-targeting immunotherapy to protect against neurodegeneration

Neuropsychiatric symptoms related to earliest stages of Alzheimer's brain pathology

Neuropsychiatric symptoms related to earliest stages of Alzheimer's brain pathology

Studies demonstrate effect of Ketogenic Diet on cognitive health in animals

Studies demonstrate effect of Ketogenic Diet on cognitive health in animals

Brown researchers uncover new clues about ALS progression

Brown researchers uncover new clues about ALS progression

Scientists identify new biomarker for Alzheimer's disease of sporadic origin

Scientists identify new biomarker for Alzheimer's disease of sporadic origin

FDA and EMA accept Novartis' regulatory application for siponimod to treat SPMS in adults

FDA and EMA accept Novartis' regulatory application for siponimod to treat SPMS in adults

New PET imaging radiotracer could help understand the aging brain

New PET imaging radiotracer could help understand the aging brain

Fruit fly protein shows protective effect on dopamine-producing neurons

Fruit fly protein shows protective effect on dopamine-producing neurons

Study finds disease-causing mutation in French-Canadians

Study finds disease-causing mutation in French-Canadians

Axol's Human iPSC-derived Microglia for neuroimmunology research

Axol's Human iPSC-derived Microglia for neuroimmunology research

Researchers find molecule that halts, reverts neurodegeneration caused by Parkinson's disease

Researchers find molecule that halts, reverts neurodegeneration caused by Parkinson's disease

Human-oriented perspective needed to better understand Parkinson's disease

Human-oriented perspective needed to better understand Parkinson's disease

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

Research finds physical connection between the brain's fluid reservoirs and meningeal lymphatics

Research finds physical connection between the brain's fluid reservoirs and meningeal lymphatics

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

Soluble versions of immune cell protein could help treat Alzheimer's disease, study reveals

Soluble versions of immune cell protein could help treat Alzheimer's disease, study reveals

New improved method to judge effectiveness of experimental therapies for neurodegeneration

New improved method to judge effectiveness of experimental therapies for neurodegeneration