90 percent of new therapies approved this year had testing outside the U.S. and Canada
فريق بحثي مشترك من جامعتي شيفيلد البريطانية وزويل المصرية يُحدد الطفرات المسؤولة عن مرض التصلب الجانبي. البحث الجديد قد يُسهم في إيجاد علاج فعال لعدد من الأمراض الجينية التي تصيب الجهاز العصبي بجسم الإنسان.
Artificially intelligent machines could analyze huge databases to find potential targets for the devastating disease
Newly discovered genetic mutations are providing clues about how this disorder relentlessly destroys motor neurons and robs people of their mobility. The findings may lead to drug therapies for a condition that has long defied treatment
The drug may slow the progression of the disease
Brain disease such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s affect an estimated one in six Americans and are increasing in incidence as the population ages. In this eBook, Fragile Brain: Neurodegenerative Diseases, we examine these and other conditions involving the damage and loss of neurons, including other forms of dementia, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) and multiple sclerosis (MS).
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Medical researchers are now uncovering clues that appear to link some cases of ALS to people’s proximity to lakes and coastal waters
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A retrospective analysis of more than 100 failed drugs show that many should never have made it to clinical trials
A chain reaction of toxic proteins may help explain Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other killers—an insight that could lead to desperately needed new treatment options
Gene therapy, once off to a rocky start, transforms medicine by getting at the root cause of many diseases
Electrical stimulation, brain "cooling" and drug-delivery devices are all being developed as antiseizure tools
Football players diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease may suffer from the effect of repeated blows to the head, controversial new research says
Brain cells known for assisting neurons may be killing them in patients with ALS
I first met Dudley Clendinen in 1992 when he joined The Sun in Baltimore and was the editor for a lengthy narrative I wrote about a young man named David who was driving to his fiancee’s house when he was instantly sent into a coma by a drunk driver.
A creative use of stem cells made from adult tissues may hasten drug development for debilitating diseases