A new drug reduces risk of psychosis relapse in patients with dementia

Pimavanserin has not received approval from the FDA, but study results are encouraging

Drinking way, way too much coffee might shrink your brain

Up to five cups of coffee per day seems to be fine. Six or more? Your brain is going to feel it

A new molecule and an under-appreciated neuron have been implicated in Parkinson's disease

Researchers studying Parkinson’s disease pivot from the usual dopamine story and reveal a new mechanism underlying early motor deficits

Gelatins may protect the brain against Alzheimer’s disease

A traditional Chinese medicine successfully protected neurons from amyloid-induced death

Huntington's disease is caused by more than a mutated protein

A new study illuminates the role of small RNA in the disease, laying the foundation for new diagnosis and treatment options

How COVID-19 has worsened the lives of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's patients

Poor health outcomes and quarantines have accelerated the progress of motor and neurological dysfunction

How seven cases of a mysterious opioid-induced disease revolutionized Parkinson's research

In the early 1980s, seven people took synthetic heroin. What happened next drastically changed our understanding of Parkinson's disease, and how to treat it

Rare spindle-shaped neurons from deep inside the brain recorded for the first time

Losing the mysterious cells may lead to Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, or other neurological disorders

New research shows how protein aggregates destroy muscle cells

These findings have important implications for the treatment of myofibrillar myopathies, a set of diseases that affect the muscles

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A protein in your brain behaves like a virus, infecting your cells with memories

Forming a protective shell, Arc moves from neuron to neuron

CRISPR nanoparticles are the next big hope in Alzheimer’s disease treatments

Nearly 6 million Americans live with Alzheimer's disease without solid treatment options.

There won't be a cure for Alzheimer's disease in our lifetime

A century of research later, and we're still not sure what causes it

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Garbage mitochondria may contribute to Alzheimer’s disease

Taking out the trash improves key symptoms of neurodegenerative disease

Pulling all-nighters may damage your brain

New research suggests bad sleep causes a build-up of plaque associated with Alzheimer's