Latest Neurodegenerative disease Stories
Research by biologists at the University of York and Hull York Medical School has revealed important new information about the way the brain is affected by age.
If you are pregnant, here's another reason to work out: you will reduce the chances of your new baby developing neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's, later in life.
Scientists have identified a new human genetic mutation that is responsible for the most common cause of Lou Gehrig's disease and dementia.
The ability to produce neuroprotectors, proteins that protect the human brain against neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's and ALS, is the holy grail of brain research.
Aging is a major risk factor for the progression of neurodegenerative diseases, including Huntington disease (HD).
The Allen Institute for Brain Science announced today the discovery of a new class of cells in the spinal cord that act like neural stem cells, offering a fresh avenue in the search for therapies to treat spinal cord injury and disease.
Earlier this year, an international consortium of researchers showed that a master gene called transcription factor EB or TFEB controls both the mechanism by which debris is gathered up in cell and that which destroys it.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).