Peripheral Neuropathies News

Nov 08, 2019
Potential treatment path becomes clear for subtype of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
Scripps Research scientists discover a way to stop a problematic enzyme from wreaking havoc on peripheral nervous system cells.
Oct 01, 2019
“Relaxed” enzymes may be at the root of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
Treatments have been hard to pinpoint for a rare neurologic disease.
Jun 27, 2019
Patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis may benefit from more glucose
Increased glucose, transformed into energy, could give people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis improved mobility and a longer life.
May 23, 2019
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis research reveals new treatment approach
Study provides an important new perspective into the mechanisms that may drive ALS and a potential therapeutic direction.
May 02, 2019
Out-of-pocket costs for neurologic medications rise sharply over 12 years
Sharpest increase for multiple sclerosis drugs.
Apr 01, 2019
Gastrointestinal complaints in children could signal future mental health problems
Study finds disruptions in the body’s gut microbes triggered by early-life adversity are linked to brain function.
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.
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