Intriguing exception to pattern of infection leading to neuro-disease.The connections are still obscure, but mounting evidence points to a link between infections, the immune system, and…
The same nerves that keep a person from crushing a flower or dropping a water glass are teaching scientists something new about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Findings have important implications for treatment of muscular dystrophy and other muscle wasting conditions.
A new study of individuals with myotonic dystrophy type 2 (DM2) – a rare form of muscular dystrophy – has helped pinpoint the symptoms of the disease that are most important to patients.
A team of researchers led by professor Patrik Verstreken (VIB/KU Leuven) has exposed the fine details of a mechanism that provides more insight in the communication between neurons.
Study by Ottawa researchers paves the way for new treatments for devastating genetic disease.
First demonstration of the poly(A) tail’s key role in LINE-1 retrotransposition.
Researchers from Brazil and the United States suggests inducing overexpression of the Jagged1 gene can prevent the development of degenerative disease.
Efforts to treat myotonic dystrophy type 1, the most common form of muscular dystrophy, are in their infancy.
Research into a simple, accurate and low risk blood test that can detect foetal blood group, sex, and genetic conditions in unborn babies has been published in the international scientific journal…