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Brain scans of athletes exposed to repetitive head impacts show white matter hyperintensities

Brain scans of athletes exposed to repetitive head impacts show white matter hyperintensities

Retired elite rugby players who suffered repeated concussions have adverse mental health issues

Retired elite rugby players who suffered repeated concussions have adverse mental health issues

Study offers new insight into the role of tau proteins in ALS pathogenesis

Study offers new insight into the role of tau proteins in ALS pathogenesis

Researchers discover new gene critical for daily behavioral rhythms

Researchers discover new gene critical for daily behavioral rhythms

New biomarkers could help determine synaptic damage and neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's

New biomarkers could help determine synaptic damage and neurodegeneration in Alzheimer's

Do traumatic brain injuries in pregnant mothers impact fetal development?

Do traumatic brain injuries in pregnant mothers impact fetal development?

Alzheimer’s Disease – A Global Response to a Global Challenge

Alzheimer’s Disease – A Global Response to a Global Challenge

Researchers receive $8.9 million grant to study the gut-brain connection in Parkinson’s disease

Researchers receive $8.9 million grant to study the gut-brain connection in Parkinson’s disease

DOD funds first human trial of a device to enhance the natural brain cleansing system

DOD funds first human trial of a device to enhance the natural brain cleansing system

Playing elite rugby may affect cognitive function in older age, study shows

Playing elite rugby may affect cognitive function in older age, study shows

NYU Langone launches new center to advance scientific discovery and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

NYU Langone launches new center to advance scientific discovery and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases

Plant-derived compound can be beneficial in protecting the brain against Alzheimer’s disease pathology

Plant-derived compound can be beneficial in protecting the brain against Alzheimer’s disease pathology

$35.1 million US grant focuses on investigating sleep disorder linked to neurodegeneration

$35.1 million US grant focuses on investigating sleep disorder linked to neurodegeneration

Scientists use new technique to study the effects of reactive electrophilic drugs

Scientists use new technique to study the effects of reactive electrophilic drugs

Researchers develop new mouse model for studying non-Demented with Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers develop new mouse model for studying non-Demented with Alzheimer’s disease

New blood test to diagnose Alzheimer's disease using atomic force microscopy

New blood test to diagnose Alzheimer's disease using atomic force microscopy

Small molecule drug can attenuate the triggers of neuroinflammation, preclinical study shows

Small molecule drug can attenuate the triggers of neuroinflammation, preclinical study shows

Study discovers biological mechanism linking long-term arsenic exposure to cancer, diabetes

Study discovers biological mechanism linking long-term arsenic exposure to cancer, diabetes

Study reinforces that dementia with Lewy bodies can be classified into two different disease types

Study reinforces that dementia with Lewy bodies can be classified into two different disease types

Expert highlights the progress and challenges in developing blood tests for Alzheimer's disease

Expert highlights the progress and challenges in developing blood tests for Alzheimer's disease