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    HERV-K suppression study

    Wondering what others may think of the idea of Human Retro Viruses being thought to be a cause of ALS and use of HIV drugs to treat PALS? Info on the study: https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/Clinical-Trials/HERV-K-Suppression-Using-Antiretroviral-Therapy-Volunteers-Amyotrophic The clinical...
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    HERV-K and TDP-43 Expression Bridges ALS and HIV Neuropathology

    Have recently read two interesting research papers on Human Endogenous Retrovirus-K and TDP-43 and it's connection with HIV Neuropathology. It looks like drugs for different kinds of HIV Neuropathology are approved by FDA and can be used for ALS. Please, correct me if i'm wrong. Would appreciate...
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    Starting Tirasemtiv Trial

    Hi. Just wanted to let you know that my husband will be starting the Tirasemtiv trial next Monday. The first 2 weeks are open label. I will keep everyone updated on how he does. We are also going to NIH on July 27th to volunteer for the HERV-K. Natural History Study. He will be donating...