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    interesting research

    hi all, there seems to be a fair bit of interesting research and data coming out at the moment......hopefully this hasn't already been posted. cheers...stu New Revelation on Cell's Recycling Centre 15 July 2010 View Comments Image by Xiang Wang and Haoxing Xu. Ann Arbor, MI (Scicasts) - In...
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    pecan power

    Hi All...just came across this article about the study of eating pecan nuts and ALS seems that the high levels of vitamin E along with the very high levels of antioxidants in pecans protect the brain and nervous system, apparently delaying or slowing the progression of the...
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    immune system research into ALS treatment

    Hi folks...came across this article today which sounds interesting......stu Novel Therapeutic Slows Progression and Extends Survival in Preclinical Model of Disease CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an article published in Nature Genetics today, scientists at the ALS...
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    vaccine treatment for neurodegenerative disorders

    Hi everyone, just came across this article which sounds interesting and promising.......... An experimental vaccine being studied at the University of Nebraska Medical Center successfully spurred the development of dopamine-producing nerve cells, reversing Parkinson's disease in mice. And...
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    more research

    I'm not sure if this has already been posted but very interesting research...stu Dynamics Behind Neurological Disease? ScienceDaily (Oct. 13, 2009) — Researchers at Lund University, Sweden, have taken a snapshot of proteins changing shape, sticking together and creating structures that are...
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    more good news

    There seems to be a lot of encouraging news about research at the's another article I came across this morning....cheers stu Science News Share Blog Cite Print Email BookmarkCompound Shows Potential For Slowing Progression Of Lou Gehrig's Disease ScienceDaily (Oct. 20...
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    new gene research

    ScienceDaily (Sep. 9, 2009) — Michigan Technological University researchers have linked three genes to the most common type of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), generally known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Professor Shuanglin Zhang leads the team of mathematicians that isolated the genes from...
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    new research hope

    Hi everyone, I'm not sure if this research has already been talked about, but saw it today in the news and it looks very interesting. cheers stu. Isis, Genzyme Use Antisense to Go Where Many Drugs Fail—The Brain Luke Timmerman 8/5/09 Doctors can’t do much for patients with a rare, aggressive...
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    can you "fight" ALS/MND?

    "Do not go gentle into that good night" Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though wise men at their end know dark is right, Because their words had forked no lightning they Do not go gentle into that...