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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
Biochemist discovers hidden cellular machinery essential for higher-order life

Biochemist discovers hidden cellular machinery essential for higher-order life

Researchers identify promising treatments for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease

Researchers identify promising treatments for late-onset Alzheimer’s disease

Study detects changes in how diseased neurons sense and use oxygen

Study detects changes in how diseased neurons sense and use oxygen

Study confirms correlation between gut microbiota and Alzheimer's disease

Study confirms correlation between gut microbiota and Alzheimer's disease

Scientists explain the role of transcription factors in genetic diseases

Scientists explain the role of transcription factors in genetic diseases

Researchers identify new therapeutic target for spinocerebellar ataxia

Researchers identify new therapeutic target for spinocerebellar ataxia

Biomarker for diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases identified in the eye

Biomarker for diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases identified in the eye

Study reveals new gene involved in motor neuron diseases

Study reveals new gene involved in motor neuron diseases

Researchers perform massive and detailed cellular energy audit

Researchers perform massive and detailed cellular energy audit

Protein structural study may lead to more improved research on disease development

Protein structural study may lead to more improved research on disease development

Fault in RNA quality control system causes haywire production of toxic proteins

Fault in RNA quality control system causes haywire production of toxic proteins

Protective anti-prion antibodies found in humans

Protective anti-prion antibodies found in humans

Switching off 'master regulator' may offer neuroprotection from Parkinson's-related damage

Switching off 'master regulator' may offer neuroprotection from Parkinson's-related damage

New startup launched to overcome the challenge of delivering next-generation therapeutics

New startup launched to overcome the challenge of delivering next-generation therapeutics

Boosting metabolic resources in the brain could be a way to slow neurodegeneration

Boosting metabolic resources in the brain could be a way to slow neurodegeneration

New class of proteins can help treat neurological diseases

New class of proteins can help treat neurological diseases

Fatty acid can kill cancer cells, study shows

Fatty acid can kill cancer cells, study shows

TMEM106B gene reveals the causes of neurodegenerative diseases

TMEM106B gene reveals the causes of neurodegenerative diseases

Research uncovers how 'reubiquitination' promotes elimination of misfolded membrane proteins

Research uncovers how 'reubiquitination' promotes elimination of misfolded membrane proteins

Researchers identify osmotic stress as stimulator of cellular waste disposal

Researchers identify osmotic stress as stimulator of cellular waste disposal