Feb 01, 2019
A new approach to peripheral nerve injury?
Natural killer cells in the immune system could present a target.
Jan 24, 2019
Childhood lead exposure linked to poor adult mental health
Lead exposure in childhood appears to have long-lasting negative effects on mental health and personality in adulthood.
Dec 11, 2018
Ezogabine treatment shown to reduce motor neuron excitability in ALS patients
Trial meets primary goal of measuring a reduction in motor neuron excitability in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis following treatment.
Dec 10, 2018
Regrowing damaged nerves hinges on shutting down key genes
Injured neurons temporarily revert to immature state.
Dec 05, 2018
Using graphene to detect amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, other neurodegenerative diseases
An objective diagnostic test would help patients start receiving treatment sooner to slow the disease.
May 04, 2018
New approach for treating neuropathic pain
Research groups discover novel therapeutic that appears to interrupt the signaling cascades in the body required for multiple forms of neuropathic pain.
Mar 19, 2018
Hormone imbalance may explain higher diabetes rates in sleep-deprived men
Studies have found biological reason for relationship between insufficient sleep and the development of insulin resistance in men.
Feb 27, 2018
Study suggests risk of ALS increases with more exposure to diesel exhaust
People who are frequently exposed to diesel exhaust while on the job may have a higher risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and that risk may increase with greater exposure.
Feb 12, 2018
Experimental therapy restores nerve insulation damaged by disease
Lab tests show treatment might help people with autoimmune diseases.
Feb 05, 2018
The toxic relationship between ALS and frontotemporal dementia
Mutation in a gene leads to toxicity in nerve cells, causing 10% of all cases of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and an additional 10 percent of frontotemporal dementia.