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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Study explores if prior infection with SARS-CoV-2 increased sensitivity to a mitochondrial toxin known to induce parkinsonism

Study explores if prior infection with SARS-CoV-2 increased sensitivity to a mitochondrial toxin known to induce parkinsonism

Consumption of cranberries could improve memory, ward off dementia, and lower 'bad' cholesterol

Consumption of cranberries could improve memory, ward off dementia, and lower 'bad' cholesterol

Experimental drug more effective than existing FDA-approved medications for ALS

Experimental drug more effective than existing FDA-approved medications for ALS

Research describes how DNA damage can affect neural health and function

Research describes how DNA damage can affect neural health and function

Study finds promising new treatment for patients with behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia

Study finds promising new treatment for patients with behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia

Research shows how Alzheimer's disease affects the functional architecture of the brain

Research shows how Alzheimer's disease affects the functional architecture of the brain

Scientists gain important insights into novel mutation behind synucleinopathies

Scientists gain important insights into novel mutation behind synucleinopathies

New insights into the link between EMFs, calcium and Alzheimer’s disease

New insights into the link between EMFs, calcium and Alzheimer’s disease

The challenges of Omicron

The challenges of Omicron

'Epigenetic age' can predict performance on cognitive tests later in life

'Epigenetic age' can predict performance on cognitive tests later in life

Little-known protein found to play a role in common neurodegenerative disorder

Little-known protein found to play a role in common neurodegenerative disorder

Type I interferon found to be major driver of memory, cognitive loss in Alzheimer's disease mouse model

Type I interferon found to be major driver of memory, cognitive loss in Alzheimer's disease mouse model

Using customized 'mini-antibodies' to mitigate chronic inflammation

Using customized 'mini-antibodies' to mitigate chronic inflammation

Brain charts show changing morphology by age

Brain charts show changing morphology by age

New project launched to explore how GI microbiota may contribute to neurodegeneration

New project launched to explore how GI microbiota may contribute to neurodegeneration

Study finds high rate of cognitive impairment after heart attack

Study finds high rate of cognitive impairment after heart attack

Novel optobiological system may shine light on protein aggregation in Parkinson's disease

Novel optobiological system may shine light on protein aggregation in Parkinson's disease

Study: Targeting astrocytes reduces tau-related brain damage and inflammation in mice

Study: Targeting astrocytes reduces tau-related brain damage and inflammation in mice

Neuropsychiatric symptoms develop predominantly due to Alzheimer’s pathology, not cognitive decline

Neuropsychiatric symptoms develop predominantly due to Alzheimer’s pathology, not cognitive decline