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November 11, 2020

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Gut Microbes May Affect the Course of ALS

New research in mice shows that the gut microbiome may affect the course of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's ...

Synthetic Speech Generated from Brain Recordings

A state-of-the-art brain-machine interface created by neuroscientists can generate natural-sounding synthetic speech by using brain activity to control a virtual vocal tract -- an anatomically ...

How the Gut Influences Neurologic Disease

A study sheds new light on the connection between the gut and the brain, untangling the complex interplay that allows the byproducts of microorganisms living in the gut to influence the progression ...

Discovery of a Promising Medication for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

A drug used to treat schizophrenia has the potential to slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal neurodegenerative disease for which there is currently no effective cure. ...
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Faulty Transportation of Messenger RNA Is the Culprit in ALS

Researchers have discovered a function for the protein missing in many types of ALS and FTLD, two neurodegenerative diseases. In neurons, the protein TDP-43 bound to messenger RNA that codes for ...

Scientists Identify Promising New ALS Drug Candidates

Scientists have taken a significant step forward in the search to find effective new drug candidates for the treatment of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neuron ...

Supplementing Diet With Amino Acid Successfully Staves Off Signs of ALS in Pre-Clinical Study

The addition of dietary L-serine, a naturally occurring amino acid necessary for formation of proteins and nerve cells, delayed signs of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in an animal ...

Neurons' Energy Organelle Protected from Damage Linked to ALS, Alzheimer's

Mitochondrial damage is increasingly recognized as a key factor underlying neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and ALS. A new screening platform has identified a ...

Injection of Virus-Delivered Gene Silencer Blocks ALS Degeneration, Saves Motor Function

Novel spinal therapy/delivery approach prevented disease onset in neurodegenerative ALS disease model in adult mice and blocked progression in animals already showing disease ...

Cutting Neurodegeneration Associated With Dementia, in Animal Models

Korean research team made up of Dr. Hyung-Jun Kim and Shinrye Lee of KBRI, and professor Kiyoung Kim of Soonchunhyang University, found a new molecular mechanism of suppressing neuronal toxicity ...

Self-Cannibalizing Mitochondria May Set the Stage for ALS Development

Scientists have discovered a new phenomenon in the brain that could explain the development of early stages of neurodegeneration that is seen in diseases such as ALS, which affects voluntary muscle ...

Seeking Better Treatment for ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease

In neurodegenerative disease ALS, proteins called TDP-43 aggregate in patient tissues. A team led by researchers at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory found that in ALS, TDP-43 proteins are dysfunctional, ...

Researchers Perform Thousands of Mutations to Understand Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Researchers have used a technique called high-throughput mutagenesis to study Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), with unexpected results. Results showed that aggregation of TDP-43 is not harmful ...

Environmental Toxin Produced by Algae May Lead to ALS

A computer generated-simulation allowed researchers to see how a toxin produced by algal blooms in saltwater might cause Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis ...

New Insight Into Motor Neuron Death Mechanisms Could Be a Step Toward ALS Treatment

Researchers have made an important advance toward understanding why certain cells in the nervous system are prone to breaking down and dying, which is what happens in patients with ALS and other ...

Robotic Neck Brace Dramatically Improves Functions of ALS Patients

A robotic brace that supports the neck during its natural motion is the first device shown to dramatically assist ALS patients in holding their heads and actively supporting them during range of ...

Scientists Identify Interactions That Stabilize a Neurodegeneration-Associated Protein

A team of researchers led by Nicolas Fawzi, an associate professor in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology at Brown University, used a combination of techniques to ...

Protein Clumps in ALS Neurons Provide Potential Target for New Therapies

Researchers identified chemical compounds that prevent stress-induced clumping of TDP-43 protein in ALS motor neurons grown in the lab -- a starting point for new ALS ...

ALS Research Reveals New Treatment Approach

New research on amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (AML) has revealed that a protein called membralin plays a key role in the disease process. The study suggests that membralin-boosting gene therapy is a ...

Stem Cells Provide Information About Neuron Resilience in ALS

Researchers have developed a stem cell based model in order to study the resilience and vulnerability of neurons in the neurodegenerative disease ALS. The results can aid in the identification of new ...

Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Genetic Form of ALS

An early stage trial of an investigational therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) suggests that people could tolerate the experimental drug and, in exploratory results, the experimental drug ...

What Happens in the Bodies of ALS Patients?

Scientists have now discovered that interactions between RNA-binding proteins are more critical to ALS pathogenesis than previously ...

Biochemical Switches Identified That Could Be Triggered to Treat Muscle, Brain Disorders

Scientists have found that the enzymes ULK1 and ULK2 play a key role in breaking down cell structures called stress granules, whose persistence leads to toxic buildup of proteins that kill muscle and ...

How ALS Progresses on Genetic and Cellular Level Revealed by High-Res Spinal Cord Study

Precise experiments have revealed for the first time how Lou Gehrig's disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), progresses on a genetic and cellular level. The work comprises tens of ...

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