Neurodegenerative Disorders

Black-and-white x-ray of a skull with probes
A new treatment for Parkinson's disease and other disorders arises from an outbreak of contaminated street drugs — and years of painstaking brain research.
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Your selections: Neurodegenerative Disorders
Dementia is a description of any progressive disorder that takes away a person’s cognitive and functional abilities.
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Brain plasticity (from the Greek word ‘plastos’ meaning molded) refers to the extraordinary ability of the brain to modify its own structure and function following changes within the body or in the external environment.
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Molecules that are important in brain development may help treat or prevent brain injuries and disorders.
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3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.