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.
Feb 02, 2018
Low muscle strength identified as early risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Low muscle strength during the later teen years has been identified as a risk factor for much later onset of the neurological disease.