Researchers report people who drink at least one cup of coffee a day are at a 12% reduced risk of dying from cancer, stroke and heart disease as those who did not partake in a daily cup of Joe. Lower mortality rates were present regardless of whether people drank fully caffeinated coffee or decaf, suggesting the association with longevity is not tied to caffeine.
A new study reports stress on the endoplasmic reticulum, and not mitochondrial failure, results in neurodegeneration in Parkinson's disease.
A new optogenetics study has revealed two groups of neurons that can be turned on and off to alleviate movement related symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
Researchers have identified a novel Parkinson's disease drug target and a compound capable of repairing neurons derived from Parkinson’s patients.
Researchers report proteins produced by gut bacteria may cause protein misfolding in the brain and cerebral inflammation.
A new, improved DBS technique that targets specific subpopulations of neurons in the globus pallidus with short bursts of stimulation shows promising results as a treatment for Parkinson's disease.
Researchers suggest understanding fluctuations in brain networks may reveal how some people are able to learn new tasks more quickly.
A new study reports neural connectivity problems associated with neurodegenerative diseases could be the result of dendritic structural degeneration.