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Neurodegeneration is the umbrella term for the progressive loss of structure or function of neurons, including death of neurons.
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

Study may help design effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease

Study may help design effective treatments for Alzheimer’s disease

Disrupted circadian rhythms in older adults linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease

Disrupted circadian rhythms in older adults linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease

Human stem cell models reveal neurodegeneration in glaucoma

Human stem cell models reveal neurodegeneration in glaucoma

Excessive degradation of mitochondria causes severe disease in children

Excessive degradation of mitochondria causes severe disease in children

'Fat burning' molecule holds promise for future treatment and prevention of obesity

'Fat burning' molecule holds promise for future treatment and prevention of obesity

Stem cell model sheds new light on neurodegeneration process

Stem cell model sheds new light on neurodegeneration process

Study highlights crucial role of immune-system molecule in Huntington's disease

Study highlights crucial role of immune-system molecule in Huntington's disease

Aging neurons build up DNA damage, study finds

Aging neurons build up DNA damage, study finds

Hyperosmotic stress induces phase separation of the proteasomes

Hyperosmotic stress induces phase separation of the proteasomes

New method for mapping the structures of heparan sulfate sugars

New method for mapping the structures of heparan sulfate sugars

Hero proteins can prevent dangerous clumps linked with neurodegenerative diseases

Hero proteins can prevent dangerous clumps linked with neurodegenerative diseases