Researchers found an increased inflammatory signal in patients with the C90rf72 subtype of ALS. The increased inflammatory biomarkers could be found in peripheral serum tests.
Scientists are calling for greater support for neuroscience research in Africa. With the world's largest genetic diversity, researchers say Africa is vital to help progress neuroscience and brain disease research.
A study of patients with polymicrogyria sheds new light on the role the ATP1A3 gene plays in early brain development.
Researchers have identified a causal link between strenuous exercise and ALS in people with genetic risk factors for the neurodegenerative disease. The study reports intense physical exercise contributes to motor neuron injury in those susceptible to ALS.
Researchers have identified three biomarkers in blood samples that confirm the link between exercise and improved cognitive function in older adults.
TET1, a newly identified molecule appears to play a key role in myelin repair. The findings could have implications for the treatment of a range of neurodegenerative diseases, including multiple sclerosis.
Stressed male mice can pass down their behaviors to their offspring via alterations in their sperm's DNA, a new study reports.