December 2016

McMaster research in limbo during wait for investors

More than 15 years worth of research is in limbo as McMaster University scientists ... It has shown promise of slowing the progress of Parkinson's disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). It's even being looked at for cancer, depression and heart ...

This Protein Could Help in Treating Neurodegenerative Diseases

Alzheimer's and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Their findings, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, showed that the protein Nrf2 could prevent the development of neurodegenerative disease by restoring the levels of ...

ALS Testing Through Home-based Outcome Measures

Condition:   Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Intervention:   Other: Respirometer, Handgrip Meter, Skulpt Chisel, ActigraphyMeter
Sponsors:   Jeremy Shefner;   Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Not yet recruiting - verified January 2017

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis may now have a cure

FDA (Food and Drug Administration in the United States) has approved a medical study of stem cells, designed to achieve results in the fight against ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ... the fact that we have modern research laboratories and the direct ...

10 Signs and Symptoms of ALS

Keeping with the momentum of the Ice Bucket Challenge and always airing on the side of public health, we have done the research and put together the facts in order to provide you with 10 signs and symptoms of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. If I was to ask ...

Primary Lateral Sclerosis Information Page

This research is aimed at developing techniques to diagnose ... When symptoms begin, PLS may be mistaken for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or spastic paraplegia. Most neurologists follow an affected individual's clinical course for at least ...