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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Simple sugar could play a key role in the development of progressive MS

Simple sugar could play a key role in the development of progressive MS

Scientists investigate signal necrotic cells that cue phagocytic cells to engulf the dying cell

Scientists investigate signal necrotic cells that cue phagocytic cells to engulf the dying cell

Molecular clues explain why some neurons are more susceptible than others in Alzheimer’s disease

Molecular clues explain why some neurons are more susceptible than others in Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers use gene therapy to prevent learning, memory loss in Alzheimer's mouse model

Researchers use gene therapy to prevent learning, memory loss in Alzheimer's mouse model

Certain immune cells can cause damage to the aging nervous system, study finds

Certain immune cells can cause damage to the aging nervous system, study finds

Low doses of ionizing radiation may be a promising therapy for people with Alzheimer’s disease

Low doses of ionizing radiation may be a promising therapy for people with Alzheimer’s disease

Single protein could be a new target for delaying onset of aging symptoms in the brain

Single protein could be a new target for delaying onset of aging symptoms in the brain

Repairing faulty drains could be key to unlocking the potential of Alzheimer's therapies

Repairing faulty drains could be key to unlocking the potential of Alzheimer's therapies

Researchers identify potential therapeutic target to prevent neurodegeneration after a stroke

Researchers identify potential therapeutic target to prevent neurodegeneration after a stroke

Scientists receive prestigious grant to explore the effects of prior knowledge on learning and memory

Scientists receive prestigious grant to explore the effects of prior knowledge on learning and memory

Researchers assess the theoretical impact of biomarker framework on dementia prediction

Researchers assess the theoretical impact of biomarker framework on dementia prediction

UTHSC researchers receive $1.99 million to advance understanding of diabetes pathophysiology

UTHSC researchers receive $1.99 million to advance understanding of diabetes pathophysiology

Researchers identify the cause of severe canine juvenile epilepsy

Researchers identify the cause of severe canine juvenile epilepsy

Chaperone protein imbalance can play key role in initiating toxic tau buildup in the aging brain

Chaperone protein imbalance can play key role in initiating toxic tau buildup in the aging brain

SARS-CoV-2 nucleoprotein can trigger α-synuclein amyloid fibril formation

SARS-CoV-2 nucleoprotein can trigger α-synuclein amyloid fibril formation

Study sheds light on how tau aggregates promote Alzheimer’s disease

Study sheds light on how tau aggregates promote Alzheimer’s disease

Engaging in household chores may be beneficial for brain health in older adults

Engaging in household chores may be beneficial for brain health in older adults

Targeting brain protein may lead to new therapeutic approaches for neurodegenerative disorders

Targeting brain protein may lead to new therapeutic approaches for neurodegenerative disorders

Researchers discover a new way to prevent brain nerve cells from deteriorating after injury

Researchers discover a new way to prevent brain nerve cells from deteriorating after injury

Research on mysterious gene may lead to new treatments for Parkinson’s disease

Research on mysterious gene may lead to new treatments for Parkinson’s disease