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Nutritional components hold promise for improving the health and well-being of adults

Nutritional components hold promise for improving the health and well-being of adults

Research shows how a young healthy brain can successfully multitask while walking

Research shows how a young healthy brain can successfully multitask while walking

The long-term neurologic consequences of COVID-19

The long-term neurologic consequences of COVID-19

Scientists identify a new switch for controlling motor proteins

Scientists identify a new switch for controlling motor proteins

Tau mapping offers potential treatment targets and biomarkers for dementia and Alzheimer disease

Tau mapping offers potential treatment targets and biomarkers for dementia and Alzheimer disease

Researchers uncover new findings about the role of tau in neurodegenerative disease

Researchers uncover new findings about the role of tau in neurodegenerative disease

Mice study identifies ventral spinocerebellar tract neurons that control locomotion

Mice study identifies ventral spinocerebellar tract neurons that control locomotion

Eikonoklastes completes a license to add novel gene therapy for treating neurodegenerative diseases

Eikonoklastes completes a license to add novel gene therapy for treating neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists reveal toxic astrocyte changes in ALS

Scientists reveal toxic astrocyte changes in ALS

Study shows SARS-CoV-2 prompts NLRP3 inflammasome activation through spike-ACE2 receptor interaction

Study shows SARS-CoV-2 prompts NLRP3 inflammasome activation through spike-ACE2 receptor interaction

UMass Amherst professor receives $2 million NIH MIRA grant for trailblazing research

UMass Amherst professor receives $2 million NIH MIRA grant for trailblazing research

Study finds evidence for increased activity of the brain’s immune system long before dementia onset

Study finds evidence for increased activity of the brain’s immune system long before dementia onset

Novel insights about dopamine can help find better drugs for Parkinson's patients

Novel insights about dopamine can help find better drugs for Parkinson's patients

Developing a 'fingerprint' test that could diagnose Alzheimer’s early

Developing a 'fingerprint' test that could diagnose Alzheimer’s early

JPND announces call for multinational research on understanding the mechanisms of non-pharmacological interventions

JPND announces call for multinational research on understanding the mechanisms of non-pharmacological interventions

Physical activity may help boost synaptic functioning in older adults

Physical activity may help boost synaptic functioning in older adults

Model of neuromuscular junction could accelerate new treatments for neuromuscular diseases

Model of neuromuscular junction could accelerate new treatments for neuromuscular diseases

Research provides new insights on the architecture of yeast nuclear pore complex

Research provides new insights on the architecture of yeast nuclear pore complex

Excessive intake of simple sugar in adolescents could be a risk factor of psychiatric disorders

Excessive intake of simple sugar in adolescents could be a risk factor of psychiatric disorders

Single-patient pilot study shows the ability of antisense oligonucleotide to suppress mutant ALS gene

Single-patient pilot study shows the ability of antisense oligonucleotide to suppress mutant ALS gene