Gene silencing shows promise for treating two fatal neurological disorders
4/18/2017 In two studies of mice, researchers showed that a drug, engineered to combat the gene that causes spinocerebellar ataxia type 2 (SCA2), might also be used to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Both studies were published in the journal Nature ...
4/18/2017 San Luis Obispo ALS Support Group meets from 2 to 3:30 p.m. third Saturday of the month, French Hospital Auditorium, 1911 Johnson Ave.
5 Neuroscience Experts Weigh in on Elon Musk's Mysterious "Neural Lace" Company
4/18/2017 Oxley says there's a big potential market for such devices, including people who have suffered strokes, spinal cord injuries, ALS, muscular dystrophy, and amputations. He notes that a McKinsey Global Institute report from 2013 estimated that 50 million ...
Gene Silencing Drug Holds Potential to Treat Fatal Neurological Conditions
4/18/2017 In the accompanying study, investigators described that injections of the same type of drug into the brains of mice prevented early death and neurological problems associated with ALS, a paralyzing and often fatal disorder. "Surprisingly, the ...
Can California's 'right to try' law help save terminal patients?
4/18/2017 With her neurologist's help, Hoover plans to request an ALS medication when it completes its phase 1 trial this summer, she said.
Seeking The Strength To Accept My New Life In A Wheelchair
4/18/2017 Living with an adult-onset form of muscular dystrophy called Miyoshi myopathy, I had learned long before that night never to take any step for granted.
Another "Fill the Boot" in the books - KRISTV.com | Continuous ...
4/18/2017 Corpus Christi firefighters fanned out across the city for their "Fill the Boot" campaign. With boots in hand, they were asking residents to donate money for a good ...
Marketplace Foods sets MDA fundraising record
4/18/2017 BEMIDJI—The Muscular Dystrophy Association of North Dakota and northwest Minnesota recently announced that Bemidji-based Marketplace Foods, with 10 locations in Minnesota, North Dakota and one location in Grantsburg, Wisc.
Fareway's Shamrocks program keeps growing
4/18/2017 BOONE, Iowa - The Muscular Dystrophy Association of Iowa announces that its 2017 Fareway Shamrocks fundraising program raised $159,312 to help free kids and adults from the harm of muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases.
Fill the Boot aims to raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy Association
4/18/2017 The funds will help kids and adults who suffer from muscular dystrophy, ALS and related life-threatening diseases, officials said.