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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Neuronal death and processing of Tau protein in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)

Neuronal death and processing of Tau protein in Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)

High-dose radiation and bone marrow transfer treatments on glaucoma-susceptible mice completely blocked development of glaucoma

High-dose radiation and bone marrow transfer treatments on glaucoma-susceptible mice completely blocked development of glaucoma

Commonly used anesthetic regimen appears to have no negative effects on the developing brain of the fetus

Commonly used anesthetic regimen appears to have no negative effects on the developing brain of the fetus

Common anesthetics appear safe for developing fetal brain

Common anesthetics appear safe for developing fetal brain

Insulin levels linked to Alzheimer's disease

Insulin levels linked to Alzheimer's disease

Gene variant that may increase the risk of late-onset Alzheimer's disease

Gene variant that may increase the risk of late-onset Alzheimer's disease

How polychlorinated biphenyls open brain cells to Parkinson's assault

How polychlorinated biphenyls open brain cells to Parkinson's assault

Single gene mutation as the cause of around one in 25 cases of Parkinson’s disease worldwide

Single gene mutation as the cause of around one in 25 cases of Parkinson’s disease worldwide

Stem cells use inflammatory signals to find injured tissue

Stem cells use inflammatory signals to find injured tissue

Marijuana-like compounds may aid Parkinson's disease, pain and obesity

Marijuana-like compounds may aid Parkinson's disease, pain and obesity

Robotic microscope shows how mutant Huntington's disease protein affects neurons

Robotic microscope shows how mutant Huntington's disease protein affects neurons

Duplication of the alpha-synuclein gene causes Parkinson's disease in a French family

Duplication of the alpha-synuclein gene causes Parkinson's disease in a French family

Disruption of protein folding causes neurodegeneration, mental retardation

Disruption of protein folding causes neurodegeneration, mental retardation

Researchers have shown that an experimental vaccine can reduce the amount of neurodegeneration in a mouse model for Parkinson's disease

Researchers have shown that an experimental vaccine can reduce the amount of neurodegeneration in a mouse model for Parkinson's disease

Embryonic cell implantation improves motor skills in patients with Parkinson's disease

Embryonic cell implantation improves motor skills in patients with Parkinson's disease

Nordic networks to explore Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, stroke, migraine, epilepsy, cancer and autoimmune and metabolic disorders

Nordic networks to explore Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, stroke, migraine, epilepsy, cancer and autoimmune and metabolic disorders

Pathogens have the ability to cause late-onset sporadic Alzheimer's disease

Pathogens have the ability to cause late-onset sporadic Alzheimer's disease

Parkinson's disease breakthrough

Parkinson's disease breakthrough

There are still benefits from hormone therapy after menopause

There are still benefits from hormone therapy after menopause