A new mechanism that controls nerve cell communication has been identified, which could be a major advance in understanding neurodegenerative disorders.
Browsing: Cognitive/neurodegenerative disorders
Editor Lauren Pulling speaks to Helen Ling, lead author on a recent pathological study that found evidence of CTE pathology in the brains of retired soccer players
Neuroscientists demonstrate that deficiency of the immune protein TREM2 has opposing effects at different stages of Alzheimer’s disease progression.
Mice with increased levels of kynurenic acid display behaviors similar to traits seen in schizophrenia patients.
In this interview, we speak to Elena Minakova, a Fellow in Neonatology at UCLA who is investigating a role for Melanotan-II in reducing social deficits in autism.
New research demonstrates that a vitamin A deficiency whilst in the womb may contribute to Alzheimer’s disease later on in life, but that this could be reversed in newborns with vitamin supplements.
Research identifies 30 genes that could one day be utilized as therapeutic targets for Rett syndrome.
Population-based cohort study also shows that computer use and social activities can reduce risk in APOE ε4 carriers.
David Howett reviews a recent Lancet article that indicated that proximity to heavy traffic is associated with a higher incidence of dementia.
Researchers have discovered a new mitochondrial mechanism behind Parkinson’s disease, which could have key implications for future treatment.