Aging: an important factor for the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases.

@article{Farooqui2009AgingAI,
  title={Aging: an important factor for the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases.},
  author={Tahira Farooqui and Akhlaq A. Farooqui},
  journal={Mechanisms of ageing and development},
  year={2009},
  volume={130 4},
  pages={203-15}
}
Aging is a natural process that is defined as a progressive deterioration of biological functions after the organism has attained its maximal reproductive competence. Aging leads to the accumulation of disabilities and diseases that limit normal body functions and is a major risk factor for neurodegenerative diseases. Many neurodegenerative diseases share oxidative stress and nitrosative stress as common terminal processes. According to free radical theory of aging, an elevation in reactive… CONTINUE READING

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