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New insight on mechanism of prions brings hope for treating neurodegenerative diseases

New insight on mechanism of prions brings hope for treating neurodegenerative diseases

New family of molecules to join altered receptors in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's

New family of molecules to join altered receptors in Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's

Tracking tau protein yields insight into possible treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

Tracking tau protein yields insight into possible treatments for neurodegenerative diseases

Researchers uncover novel role for autophagy in the brain

Researchers uncover novel role for autophagy in the brain

Gene that could affect the progress of ALS discovered

Gene that could affect the progress of ALS discovered

Novel PET/CT systems provide quantitative assessment of brain stem nuclei in patients with hearing loss

Novel PET/CT systems provide quantitative assessment of brain stem nuclei in patients with hearing loss

Researchers uncover molecular link between trans fats and variety of disorders

Researchers uncover molecular link between trans fats and variety of disorders

Immune mechanism in the brain appears to play key role in the development of Alzheimer's

Immune mechanism in the brain appears to play key role in the development of Alzheimer's

Antioxidant treatment in acute ischemic stroke could delay onset of clinically overt dementia

Antioxidant treatment in acute ischemic stroke could delay onset of clinically overt dementia

Researchers discover a new mechanism of long-lasting pain relief

Researchers discover a new mechanism of long-lasting pain relief

Scientists discover link between Parkinson's and gene targeted by blue-green algae toxin

Scientists discover link between Parkinson's and gene targeted by blue-green algae toxin

Blood stem cells conserve epigenetic memory of previous infections to boost immunity

Blood stem cells conserve epigenetic memory of previous infections to boost immunity

NCAM2 protein is a vital factor in the formation of cerebral cortex, neuronal morphogenesis

NCAM2 protein is a vital factor in the formation of cerebral cortex, neuronal morphogenesis

Protective brain-cell housekeeping mechanism may also be involved in regulating sleep

Protective brain-cell housekeeping mechanism may also be involved in regulating sleep

Fruit flies provide insight on ACOX1-related neurodegenerative disorders

Fruit flies provide insight on ACOX1-related neurodegenerative disorders

New approach to stimulate immune cells may provide better protection against Alzheimer's

New approach to stimulate immune cells may provide better protection against Alzheimer's

Stress-linked disorders increase the risk of later brain degeneration

Stress-linked disorders increase the risk of later brain degeneration

Scientists create new tool to study the genetic underpinnings of brain disorders

Scientists create new tool to study the genetic underpinnings of brain disorders

Research shows how Chlamydia pathogen invades human cells

Research shows how Chlamydia pathogen invades human cells

KAIST researchers reveal new strategy to alter neurotoxicity in Alzheimer's disease

KAIST researchers reveal new strategy to alter neurotoxicity in Alzheimer's disease