A new mouse study suggests that a heart failure medication – called digoxin – could potentially be used to treat ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.
An innovative telehealth system and web resource developed with the help of patients and carers could revolutionise access to care and support for people with motor neurone disease (MND).
A new guideline from the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM) recommends guidance on how doctors should evaluate…
Researchers investigating possible causes for ALS have found that protein instability correlates with more severe forms of the disease.
Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have completed the first comprehensive numerical simulation of skeletal muscle tissue using a method that uses the pixels in an image as data…
The first animal model for ALS dementia, a form of ALS that also damages the brain, has been developed by Northwestern Medicine® scientists.
A new study by researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine sheds light on a longstanding question about the role of mitochondria in debilitating and fatal motor neuron diseases and…
Our genetic information is stored in DNA, tiny strands of nucleic acid that contain instructions for the functioning of our bodies.
Scientists at USC have developed a new microscopy technology that allows them to view single molecules in living animals at higher-than-ever resolution.
The timing of a toddler’s first steps is an important developmental milestone, but a slight delay in walking is typically not a cause of concern by itself.