It is known that rigidity and loss of muscle function associated with Parkinson’s is linked to a depletion of dopamine in the part of the brain that controls movement. However, … Continue Reading Gene mutation identified for early onset of Parkinson’s disease in Caucasians.
In Alzheimer’s, a build-up of plaque and dysfunctional proteins in the brain are known to be hallmarks of the disease. While the majority of Alzheimer’s research has focused on accumulation … Continue Reading New technique reveals that tau predicts Alzheimer’s disease progression.
Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), Brigham Young University, La Jolla Institute and the University of Chicago have identified the long-sought activating molecules for a rare but crucial subset of … Continue Reading Scientists identify trigger for crucial immune system cell.