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Rebalancing gut microbiome lengthens survival in mouse model of ALS

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(SOURCE: UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO) – A bacterial by-product known to be important in maintaining gut health may slow the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS – a progressive, neurodegenerative disease. Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine report that in a mouse model of ALS, the compound butyrate helped correct […]

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ALS Research News: Molecule Shows Potential For Preserving Sites of Communication Between Nerves and Muscles

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(VIRGINIA TECH) According to a recent press release, researchers at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute have identified a naturally occurring molecule that has the potential for preserving sites of communication between nerves and muscles in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and over the course of aging — as well as a molecule that interferes with […]

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Cedars Sinai Receives FDA Approval to Test ALS Combination Stem Cell Gene Therapy

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(News Medical Life Sciences) According to a recent article in News Medical Life Sciences, Cedars-Sinai regenerative medicine investigators have received approval from the FDA to test a combination stem cell-gene therapy they developed to stall the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a neurological disease that causes progressive paralysis and ultimately death.

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ALS End-Stage Brain Damage Study Shows Numerous Brain Regions Affected

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(ALS News Today) According to a recent article published in ALS News Today, patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) who have progressed to a stage in which they’ve lost all voluntary movements, including the ability to communicate, have damage in numerous brain regions and isn’t limited to motor neurons.