Neurodegenerative Diseases, covered in Nature Insight

The November 2016 issue of Nature Insight is devoted to neurodegenerative diseases, which are increasing in prevalence in part due to extended lifespan.

The collection of articles summarizes our knowledge on six topics:  brain aging and the prospect of stalling the clock; a multipronged treatment approach to Alzheimer’s; ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease; Parkinson’s; mammalian prions; and the properties of amyloid protein aggregates.  All of the articles are available online at no charge for six months.  See:

In case you are capable of reading/understanding any of these articles, perhaps you can share some tidbits with the rest of us!