A new study reveals how autophagy in certain immune cells can lead to the immune system attacking the central nervous system. The findings have implications for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, like multiple sclerosis.
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New finding could lead to novel therapeutic approaches in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.
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Targeting autophagy may help in the battle against ALS and other diseases that affect motor neurons, researchers report.
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Researchers have identified genes that contribute to autophagy. The findings shed light on the origins of the aging process and provide evidence that aging arises as a quirk of evolution.
In early stages of ALS, autophagy helps to suppress disease progression, but accelerates the spread as the disease enters into later stages, researchers report.
Autophagy allows sensory neurons and nutrient levels to work together to influence lifespan, a new study reveals.
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Extra virgin olive oil can reduce neuroinflammation and activates autophagy, helping to protect memories and stave off dementia, a new study reports.
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Study suggests new avenues for treating toxoplasmosis parasite infections.
Blocking the breakdown of a specific fat molecule in the the brains of mice lead to reduced learning ability and memory retention. Additionally, researchers noted an increase of Alzheimer's related proteins. Findings may help explain how dementia may develop in humans, researchers say.
A new study reveals a gene that plays a key role in the formation of neural tube defects.
Summary: A new study reports researchers have identified a substance that can help to induce the reversal of aging. Source:...
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Study provides potential new avenues to treat Huntington's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.