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  • Regulation of Enzyme HDAC6 May Be Relevant in ALS Treatment

    Regulation of Enzyme HDAC6 May Be Relevant in ALS Treatment

    A new study entitled “HDAC6 Is a Bruchpilot Deacetylase that Facilitates Neurotransmitter Release” was published in Cell Reports by Katarzyna Miskiewicz and Liya E. Jose, co-first authors of the study and part of Dr. Patrik Verstreken’s group from the VIB Center for the Biology of Disease and Center for Human Genetics and Leuven Research Institute […]

  • Inhibition of Neural Pumps May Hold Key to ALS Treatment Efficacy

    Inhibition of Neural Pumps May Hold Key to ALS Treatment Efficacy

    Last November, Dr. Piera Pasinelli, Ph.D., associate professor of neuroscience and Co-Director of the Weinberg Unit for ALS Research at Thomas Jefferson University, and her research team made an important discovery in the field of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research that may change the way the therapeutic protocols currently used to treat this debilitating disease […]

  • New Enzyme May Help Treat ALS By Modulating Inflammation

    New Enzyme May Help Treat ALS By Modulating Inflammation

    Researchers at The Scripps Research Institute in California found that a particular enzyme has a harmful ability to create inflammatory lipid molecules in the brain, and is implicated in a rare neuroimmunological disorder, called PHARC – characterized by polyneuropathy, hearing loss, ataxia, retinitis pigmentosa and cataract. The disorder usually begins onset during adolescence and gradually gets worse with age. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a condition that affects […]

  • Newron Pharma Enrolling Patients for Phase 2 Study on ALS Therapy

    Newron Pharma Enrolling Patients for Phase 2 Study on ALS Therapy

    Newron Pharmaceuticals is about to initiate its Phase II clinical trial, designed to evaluate novel molecule sNN0029 in patients who suffer from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), according to information provided by the company in a press release. The company, which has been dedicated to providing CNS and pain therapies, will conduct the Phase II study to assess sNN0029’s safety and […]

  • 7 Celebrities Who Can’t Live Without Their Sheet Masks!

    7 Celebrities Who Can’t Live Without Their Sheet Masks!

    Sheet masks are all the rage these days and celebrities can’t get enough of them! There are many reasons to love sheet masks (portable, hygienic, etc), and as funny as they may look, they pack a serious punch when it comes to skin care. Check out these seven celebs who love them: 1. Diane Kruger This is the […]

  • The Iconic Hair Dryer Celebrities and Supermodels Swear By

    The Iconic Hair Dryer Celebrities and Supermodels Swear By

    Even before the game-changing Marcel Curling Iron took the beauty world by storm, renowned hairstylist and professional hair tools creator Harry Josh shook the industry with the amazingly powerful—and surprisingly energy efficient—Pro Dryer 2000 [Exclusive Online Offer – 33% OFF + 3 Free Gifts!]. Since 2013, it has been the hair dyer of choice, not only among […]

  • Marijuana Could Be Recreational And Medical-used

    Marijuana Could Be Recreational And Medical-used

    Marijuana is widely used, especially in adolescents and young adults. In the US, there are about 20 million users (about 7.5% of people aged 12 or older). Marijuana is a mind-altering (psychoactive) drug. Similar to hemp, it comes from the cannabis plant. The plant’s primary drug effects come from the chemical delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or “THC.” Marijuana […]

  • Should You Bother Flossing?

    Should You Bother Flossing?

    “A combined approach of reducing the amount of time sugars and starches are in the mouth, drinking fluoridated water, and brushing and flossing teeth, is the most effective way to reduce dental caries. But, while the importance of flossing may have been widely accepted, the evidence supporting it turns out to be surprisingly thin. At […]

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