Brain Disorders Get A Gut Check

Certain gut bacteria promote degeneration of neurons causing medical conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, researchers from Hong Kong have found.

Closing In On The Cause Of Alzheimer’s Disease

The unpredictability of Alzheimer's disease may be partly caused by changes in star-shaped cells in the brain called astrocytes, find scientists from South Korea.

Model Mice Mimic ALS

Using a transgenic mouse model, scientists have found the accumulation of TPD-43 in neurons is related to motor and memory deficits.

Protecting Neurons Against Parkinson’s By Enhancing Mitochondria

The protein necdin enhances mitochondrial function, producing ATP molecules which supply neurons with the energy they need.