January 2017

MIROCALS: Modifying Immune Response and OutComes in ALS

Condition:   Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Interventions:   Drug: Riluzole;   Drug: IL-2;   Drug: 5% glucose water solution
Sponsor:   Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nīmes
Not yet recruiting - verified February 2017

Here’s Why Eye Muscles Are Unaffected By ALS

A new research has revealed that some eye muscles have the unique capacity to stay unaffected by the crippling disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or ALS. The incurable, devastating neural disease affects muscles and paralyzes the body besides making ...

Targeting multiple mechanisms to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Optimization of treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) could require multiple cell types and pathogenic mechanisms to be targeted, according to new research published in Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology. Brian Kaspar and ...

Rebalancing Gut Microbiome Lengthens ALS Survival: Mouse Study

Funding: This research was funded in part by National Institutes ... plays essential roles in the pathogenesis of human diseases in distal organs. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a fatal neurodegenerative disease characterized by the progressive ...

Eye muscles are resilient to ALS

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, commonly known as ALS ... that could be of importance to the eye muscles' retained function in ALS patients. The research also attempts to provide clues to novel treatment methods based upon these findings.

Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs - CDMRP

Although funds have not been appropriated for the Department of Defense Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program (ALSRP), the ALSRP is providing the information in this pre-announcement to allow investigators time to pl... The research really saves ...

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