Recent Examples of neurodegenerative from the Web
Moreover, success with Parkinson’s could pave the way to treating many other neurodegenerative diseases, such as ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease) and perhaps Alzheimer’s, along with brain and spinal cord injuries.
The work took decades, without a clear end benefit, yet was eventually responsible for unraveling aspects of AIDS, arthritis and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
Cowell has studied the mechanistic underpinnings of why people develop neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's.
At first glance, type 2 diabetes, in which people lose the ability to control their blood glucose levels, doesn’t seem to have any connection to prions or neurodegenerative diseases.
Symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases, such as CTE, not only affect one's behavior, but also cause memory loss, wild mood swings, confusion, depression and dementia.
Prion is short for proteinacious infectious particle, a pathogen that causes neurodegenerative disease in mammals.
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.
Mary suffered from ALS and fought the neurodegenerative disease, which affects nerves in the brain and spinal cord, for more than eight years.
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neurodegenerationplay \-di-ˌjen-ə-ˈrā-shən, -ˌdē-\ noun
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