Latest News

Researchers discover, treat toxic effects of ALS mutation in neurons using patients' skin cells

Researchers have discovered how the most common genetic abnormality in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia kills neurons, and have successfully developed a therapeutic strategy to block this neurodegeneration in neurons made from the skin cells of ALS patients. The findings have important implications for treating patients with these debilitating, currently incurable neurodegenerative diseases.
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Network measures predict neuropsychological outcome after brain injury

  • Evidence of genetic link to PTSD in soldiers exposed to childhood trauma

  • Size at birth affects risk of adolescent mental health disorders

  • First blood test to diagnose depression in adults

  • Smart teens rub off on teammates, study shows

  • Lack of facial expression leads to perceptions of unhappiness, new research shows

  • Entrepreneurs aren't overconfident gamblers, researchers say

  • Babies learn words differently as they age, researcher finds

  • Fighting parents hurt children's ability to recognize and regulate emotions

  • Power isn't enough: Study reveals missing link for effective leadership

  •