A drug that boosts activity in the brain’s “garbage disposal” system can decrease levels of toxic proteins associated with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders and improve cognition in mice.
A new study measures the risk of developing Parkinson's for people with Gaucher disease and Gaucher carriers.
Researchers have identified two types of neurons that enable the spinal cord to control skilled forelimb movement. The findings could lead to new ways to treat movement disorders.
New findings that overturn a theory about the brain and the immune system suggest Parkinson's may be an autoimmune disease.
Scientists studying Parkinson's disease rely on the generous donation of brains by patients—as well as some family members—to brain banks.
Study finds tiny, targeted drug particles may be effective in treating chronic diseases