People with Alzheimer’s overexpress the A2A receptor, which suppresses memory in mice.
Mice with amyloid plaques develop runaway neuroinflammation, whereas mice with tau tangles predominantly lose synapses, a gene-expression study reports.
The addition of a sugar to β-secretase ramps up Aβ production. Could reducing that sweet addition slow progression of Alzheimer's?
Neurons derived from stem cells of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis bungle the transmission of electrical signals.
Irritability and depression emerge sooner in AD than in the general population.
Both motor neurons in the brain and neuromuscular junctions in the periphery exhibit defects in young ALS mouse models.
High levels foreshadow cognitive loss, hinting at utility as early diagnostic biomarkers.
Using baseline brain scans, the model projects where atrophy will occur and metabolism will wane.
A protein that repairs synapses after hibernation falters in some models of neurodegenerative diseases.
Cross-sectional biomarker data from the Colombian kindred confirm models of biomarker progression, but suggest an earlier drop in brain metabolism.
Partnership will sequence the entire genomes of 3,000 patients.
Three new therapies enhance the therapeutic effects of levodopa.
A study reports a high incidence of criminal behavior in people with frontotemporal dementia. Especially for the undiagnosed, real trouble lies ahead.
Sil1’s presence keeps the endoplasmic reticulum from activating a chronic stress response.
Like a second skin, a new kind of neural implant is as compliant as the protective dura membrane that envelops the central nervous system.
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