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Scientists reverse protein clumping involved in ALS progression

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (UPI) --Stabilizing a protein in the brain may help reverse or prevent amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, according to new research at the University of North Carolina. A mutation to SOD1 causes it to clump and kill neurons in the brain ...

CBC Montreal Do Crew cheers on walkers raising money for ALS research

Everyone came together to raise funds and hope for a future without Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). As CBC Montreal Do ... more than $120,000 was raised to fund ALS research. So far, this year's fundraiser has raised $76,000, just over 75 per cent ...

Self-Reported Depression in ALS: New Insights and Their Implications

About half of all patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) die within roughly three years ... and explore their implications for clinical practice and future ALS research. We sought to examine the prevalence, associations and course of depression ...

Delaying Motor Neuron Loss

Dr Borges’ research tested if giving oral triheptanoin could ... There is no cure for MND, which is also known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). University of Queensland. (2016, September 16). Delaying Motor Neuron Loss. NeuroscienceNews.

Applause: Cyclists ride for ALS support and research

Their goal was to help support families affected by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and to fund research into the disease, known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. To that end, about 200 cyclists rode through the streets of Vaudreuil-Dorion and surroundings ...

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