Tue, 25 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTIs what you eat associated with better function and respiratory function for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) soon after diagnosis?
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTSeverity of disease tied to gene that modulates the immune system.A new paper, co-written by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York, increases the understanding of...
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTBreakthrough research has discovered that a cell that usually supports motor neuron function can become destructive and cause cell death in ALS patients.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTSOD1 gene mutations form protein clumps, leading to motor neuron degeneration in ALS, but researchers may have found a way to halt this process.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT...and younger age at symptom start.Smoking is linked to shorter survival after a diagnosis of motor neurone disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, as well as younger age when the...
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Exondys 51 (eteplirsen) injection, the first drug approved to treat patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) have published a new study that describes a novel molecular mechanism that could lead to the development of new therapies for Amyotrophic...
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTNew research has shown that the corticosteroid deflazacort is a safe and effective treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 09:00:00 PDTFor the first time novel expression sites in the brain have been identified for a gene which is associated with Motor Neuron Disease and Frontotemporal Dementia.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 08:00:00 PDTThanks to donations from 2014's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, researchers reveal they have discovered a new gene that contributes to ALS development.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 02:00:00 PDTA discovery by Washington State University scientist Dan Rodgers and collaborator Paul Gregorevic could save millions of people suffering from muscle wasting disease.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 05:00:00 PDTBrain imaging, twin studies and transcriptome data reveal genetic relationships between lobes.
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTA large team led by researchers in the Netherlands and London conducted the largest-ever MND genetic analysis, which brought together the efforts of over 180 scientists from 17 different countries.
Thu, 21 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTCedars-Sinai scientists are seeking to build an improved stem-cell model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to accelerate progress toward a cure for the devastating neurological disorder.
Mon, 18 Jul 2016 03:00:00 PDTKnown gene operates at a crossroad between disease and autoimmunity.Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers at Harvard University and the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT have found...
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTVIB research marks new step in understanding neurodegenerative diseases. Research into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) conducted by VIB-KU Leuven has led to interesting and unexpected...
Thu, 07 Jul 2016 04:00:00 PDTA new research report appearing online in The FASEB Journal shows why, for some people, having a genetic predisposition to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) may not be enough to actually...
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDTStem cell research may offer a glimmer of hope for the future treatment of Lou Gehrig’s disease. A new study examines its safety in humans.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 07:00:00 PDTNew animal research has shown that measuring copper concentrations and isotope ratios in blood and other tissue may allow early diagnosis of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:00:00 PDTPluristem Therapeutics Inc., a leading developer of placenta-based cell therapy products, has reported positive data from preclinical studies of its PLX-PAD cells in the treatment of Duchenne...
Fri, 10 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDTNew research reveals how infection with the parasite Toxoplasma gondii could trigger neurodegenerative diseases in those predisposed to the conditions.
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 02:00:00 PDTFresh insights into how our cells control muscle development could aid understanding of muscular dystrophy and other inherited diseases.
Fri, 03 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDTA brain enzyme that protects against oxidative stress may also protect against protein clump formation - a key player in neurodegenerative disease.
Fri, 27 May 2016 07:00:00 PDTJohns Hopkins researchers report they have inadvertently found a way to make human muscle cells bearing genetic mutations from people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
Tue, 17 May 2016 05:00:00 PDTCanine Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) is a neurodegenerative disease in dogs with similarities to ALS in humans.