Latest Neurodegenerative disease Stories

Researchers Study Aging's Effect On The Brain
2011-10-11 03:50:45

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.

2011-09-26 15:10:06

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.

Genetic Mutation Linked To Lou Gehrig's Disease And Dementia
2011-09-22 05:00:53

Scientists have identified a new human genetic mutation that is responsible for the most common cause of Lou Gehrig's disease and dementia.

2011-09-20 11:58:25

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.

2011-09-19 22:39:17

Aging is a major risk factor for the progression of neurodegenerative diseases, including Huntington disease (HD).

2011-09-15 12:53:56

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.

2011-09-12 11:18:25

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.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]