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New study reveals the extent of brain damage due to elevated homocysteine

New study reveals the extent of brain damage due to elevated homocysteine

New study could have important implications for cellular aging

New study could have important implications for cellular aging

Researchers demonstrate new strategy for stimulating autophagy

Researchers demonstrate new strategy for stimulating autophagy

New study to explore link between diet, intestinal microbiota and cognitive decline

New study to explore link between diet, intestinal microbiota and cognitive decline

Study: Different strains of same protein may contribute to different Parkinson's-related brain disorders

Study: Different strains of same protein may contribute to different Parkinson's-related brain disorders

Rehabilitation technique for stroke appears beneficial for multiple sclerosis patients

Rehabilitation technique for stroke appears beneficial for multiple sclerosis patients

Large ALS-causing protein aggregates protect rather than harm neurons

Large ALS-causing protein aggregates protect rather than harm neurons

Novel disease model for ALS and MS can be used to develop new immunotherapies

Novel disease model for ALS and MS can be used to develop new immunotherapies

Deficiency of innate immune adaptor TRIF shortens survival time of ALS mice

Deficiency of innate immune adaptor TRIF shortens survival time of ALS mice

People with rare dementia may employ intact brain areas for help with language

People with rare dementia may employ intact brain areas for help with language

Aberrant protein prevents self-cleaning of nerve cells in ALS

Aberrant protein prevents self-cleaning of nerve cells in ALS

Scientists find link between over-accumulation of mitochondrial iron and Huntington's disease

Scientists find link between over-accumulation of mitochondrial iron and Huntington's disease

The brain fights neurodegenerative diseases by shifting resources

The brain fights neurodegenerative diseases by shifting resources

NEOMED professor awarded $2.5 million NIH grant for atherosclerosis research

NEOMED professor awarded $2.5 million NIH grant for atherosclerosis research

Researcher finds that shape of misfolded proteins may contribute to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease

Researcher finds that shape of misfolded proteins may contribute to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease

Simple bedside test may help doctors diagnose certain degenerative brain diseases

Simple bedside test may help doctors diagnose certain degenerative brain diseases

Stigma associated with Alzheimer's may prevent people from getting early diagnosis, treatment

Stigma associated with Alzheimer's may prevent people from getting early diagnosis, treatment

Researchers uncover cause of rare childhood neurodegenerative disease

Researchers uncover cause of rare childhood neurodegenerative disease

Researchers explain link between 2 key Alzheimer's proteins

Researchers explain link between 2 key Alzheimer's proteins

Discovery of new ALS gene points to cytoskeleton as potential target for drug development

Discovery of new ALS gene points to cytoskeleton as potential target for drug development