Zebrafish study reveals how key dopaminergic neurons, which are damaged as a result of Parkinson's disease, can be regenerated. Researchers report the immune system plays a critical role in the process.
A new study provides new clues for the links between aging and neurodegenerative diseases.
Vanderbilt researchers report elderly people whose hearts pump less blood have reduced blood flow in the temporal lobe. Previous studies report the temporal lobe is a critical brain area for the development of Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers report they have discovered where the earliest signs of Alzheimer's may occur in the brain. Initial accumulation of Alzheimer's associated amyloid beta was discovered in an important functional network, the default mode network.
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McGill University researchers have developed a deep learning algorithm capable of detecting signatures of dementia in patients two years before the onset of symptoms by reviewing a single PET brain scan.
Researchers discover physical activity has an influence on brain metabolism, preventing an increase in choline. A new Translational Psychiatry report suggests physical exercise may help protect neurons and reduce symptoms of dementia in older people.