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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
SynNeurGe: A new biological classification system for Parkinson's disease research

SynNeurGe: A new biological classification system for Parkinson's disease research

Researchers propose a new model for classifying Parkinson's disease

Researchers propose a new model for classifying Parkinson's disease

Discovery of toxic and protective short RNAs associated with Alzheimer's disease and superior memory capacity

Discovery of toxic and protective short RNAs associated with Alzheimer's disease and superior memory capacity

Scientists discover key brain cells affected by COVID-19

Scientists discover key brain cells affected by COVID-19

Short strands of toxic RNAs contribute to brain cell death and DNA damage in Alzheimer's

Short strands of toxic RNAs contribute to brain cell death and DNA damage in Alzheimer's

Association between vitamin D supplementation and fatigue

Association between vitamin D supplementation and fatigue

Study sheds light on how impaired autophagy can play a role in causing heart failure

Study sheds light on how impaired autophagy can play a role in causing heart failure

Unearthing individual-level mutation risk patterns

Unearthing individual-level mutation risk patterns

SickKids scientists untangle cellular waste buildup in Zellweger Spectrum Disorder

SickKids scientists untangle cellular waste buildup in Zellweger Spectrum Disorder

New test detects Parkinson's disease before symptoms appear

New test detects Parkinson's disease before symptoms appear

IU researchers aim to develop a new therapy for glaucoma

IU researchers aim to develop a new therapy for glaucoma

Computerized cognitive training shows promise in enhancing memory for dementia patients

Computerized cognitive training shows promise in enhancing memory for dementia patients

Early-acting autophagy genes extend lifespan through alternative "garbage disposal" pathway in neurons

Early-acting autophagy genes extend lifespan through alternative "garbage disposal" pathway in neurons

Natural compounds show promise in modulating heme breakdown, offering new therapeutic avenues

Natural compounds show promise in modulating heme breakdown, offering new therapeutic avenues

Living alone? Adopting a pet might help slow cognitive decline among older adults

Living alone? Adopting a pet might help slow cognitive decline among older adults

Enlarged perivascular spaces in infancy associated with sleep problems and autism risk

Enlarged perivascular spaces in infancy associated with sleep problems and autism risk

Increased β-amyloid accumulation may be linked to Alzheimer’s dementia risk in oldest of the old

Increased β-amyloid accumulation may be linked to Alzheimer’s dementia risk in oldest of the old

Gamma stimulation may improve memory and cognition in people with Alzheimer's disease

Gamma stimulation may improve memory and cognition in people with Alzheimer's disease

Study reveals extensive postnatal neuronal migration in human entorhinal cortex

Study reveals extensive postnatal neuronal migration in human entorhinal cortex

Novel adaptations and functions of human LINE-1 revealed by structural analysis and inhibition

Novel adaptations and functions of human LINE-1 revealed by structural analysis and inhibition