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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
New family of molecules to join altered receptors in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's

New family of molecules to join altered receptors in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's

Therapeutic cooling could mitigate damage to concussed cells

Therapeutic cooling could mitigate damage to concussed cells

Amyloid plaque formation causes brain tissue loss in animals

Amyloid plaque formation causes brain tissue loss in animals

Researchers invent new method to map sugar structures of blood-thinning drug

Researchers invent new method to map sugar structures of blood-thinning drug

Exploring the biological link between reactivated HSV and neurological disease

Exploring the biological link between reactivated HSV and neurological disease

Stress-linked disorders increase the risk of later brain degeneration

Stress-linked disorders increase the risk of later brain degeneration

New toolkit to repair DNA breaks linked to aging, cancer and MND discovered

New toolkit to repair DNA breaks linked to aging, cancer and MND discovered

Researchers find link between interferon, neuroinflammation and synapse loss in Alzheimer's

Researchers find link between interferon, neuroinflammation and synapse loss in Alzheimer's

Eye movements play functional role in memory retrieval, study shows

Eye movements play functional role in memory retrieval, study shows

KAIST researchers reveal new strategy to alter neurotoxicity in Alzheimer's disease

KAIST researchers reveal new strategy to alter neurotoxicity in Alzheimer's disease

Alzheimer's could be detected early using a blood test

Alzheimer's could be detected early using a blood test

Potential genetic test for earlier Alzheimer's diagnosis

Potential genetic test for earlier Alzheimer's diagnosis

Gene therapy regenerates functional new neurons in mouse models of HD

Gene therapy regenerates functional new neurons in mouse models of HD

Study shows how cellular filament helps neural stem cells clear damaged, clumped proteins

Study shows how cellular filament helps neural stem cells clear damaged, clumped proteins

Researchers discover glial cells that control stress response, extend lifespan in worms

Researchers discover glial cells that control stress response, extend lifespan in worms

MD Anderson collaborates with Denali Therapeutics to advance novel therapies for neurodegenerative diseases

MD Anderson collaborates with Denali Therapeutics to advance novel therapies for neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers uncover why Zika virus caused most harmful brain damage to Brazilian newborns

Researchers uncover why Zika virus caused most harmful brain damage to Brazilian newborns

Study reveals how cells remove misfolded proteins from tissues

Study reveals how cells remove misfolded proteins from tissues

Researchers uncover genetic mechanisms that govern brain plasticity

Researchers uncover genetic mechanisms that govern brain plasticity

Research suggests new approach to block tau pathology in FTLD, Alzheimer's

Research suggests new approach to block tau pathology in FTLD, Alzheimer's