A Northwestern medicine study found accumulations of amyloid in young adult brains, the first time accumulation of amyloid has been shown at such a young age.
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Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered a novel pain pathway in the inner ear that warns of dangerously loud noise and may act as a “bodyguard” for the ears, protecting against hearing loss.
Brains of elderly patients with very sharp memories – patients known as cognitive SuperAgers – look distinctly different than their elderly peers, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have revealed a mechanism underlying the cellular degeneration of the upper motor neurons that die in ALS, and developed a model system that will allow further research on the degeneration.
A new Northwestern Medicine study has shown that playing recorded family stories can help wake up coma patients’ unconscious brain more quickly, and with improved recovery.
Northwestern Medicine investigators are monitoring physical activity using Fitbit trackers to better predict recovery over time for patients who undergo spine surgery.
Excessive brain plasticity in the subthalamic nucleus may be pivotal to abnormal brain activity and impaired movement in Parkinson’s disease, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A Northwestern Medicine study shows that lysosome dysfunction caused by a genetic mutation in patients with a rare Parkinson’s-like disorder leads to neurodegeneration, a finding that may link to common forms of the disease.
National and local ALS researchers, experts, doctors and patients gathered at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Fourth Annual Les Turner Symposium on ALS and NeuroRepair on Thursday, Dec. 11.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have found several molecularly distinct subtypes of dopamine neurons – important nerve cells associated with many diverse behaviors and diseases.