Neuro-degenerative diseases are relentlessly progressive disorders of the central nervous system characterized by cognitive, motor, and / or behavioral dysfunction. Aging is a major risk factor of neurodegenerative diseases. The age related neurodegenerative diseases that are now epidemic include Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, the most common neurodegenerative dementia and movement disorder, respectively, and the less common conditions like amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Huntington’s disease and vascular dementia.
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Source: University of Mauritious