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  • Research Budget for ALS in Canada Rises to Historic $15 Million Investment

    Research Budget for ALS in Canada Rises to Historic $15 Million Investment

    On Nov. 19, ALS Societies across Canada and the ALS Canada Research Program in partnership with Brain Canada announced results from this year’s ALS Ice Bucket Challenge as well as the new list of grant recipients from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) research competitions held in 2015. ALS is a disease that involves a gradual loss of structure and function […]

  • Amylyx’s ALS Drug to Enter a Clinical Trial in 2016

    Amylyx’s ALS Drug to Enter a Clinical Trial in 2016

    Amylyx Pharmaceuticals was recently awarded $600,000 from the ALS Finding a Cure Foundation and the Cure Alzheimer’s Fund, in addition to an estimated $1.3 million raised through private investors, to develop its lead drug candidate AMX0035 for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in a clinical trial planned for 2016. ALS is characterized by […]

  • Study Said That Cannabinoids Are Remedy For Treat The ChronicPain

    Study Said That Cannabinoids Are Remedy For Treat The ChronicPain

    Cannabinoids are contribute to treat the chronic pain, according to the results of a systematic review. Investigators from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and McGill University in Montreal evaluated the results of 11 placebo-controlled trials conducted between the years 2010 and 2014. Trials assessed the use of various types of cannabinoid preparations, including herbal […]

  • Self-Calibration Enhances BrainGate Brain Computer Interface Ease, Reliability

    Self-Calibration Enhances BrainGate Brain Computer Interface Ease, Reliability

    Decoder innovations to the investigational BrainGate brain-computer interface (BCI) being developed at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, now allow the system to recalibrate itself. This enhancement enables users to work with BrainGate for longer sessions without interruptions for recalibration by technical staff. A research article published in the 11 November 2015 edition of the […]

  • Researchers Said That Have Four Gene Mutations In Lung Cancer

    Researchers Said That Have Four Gene Mutations In Lung Cancer

    Lung Cancer is a serious health dease. There are many reasons to cause it. Now researchers found that four gene mutations (KRAS, TP53, ,STK11 and EGFR) that most commonly occur in lung cancer. However, there are limited effective therapies to target these mutations. With this in mind, researchers performed an extensive genetic analysis of lung cancer specimens to unravel […]

  • New ALS Study of Ibudilast in Patients Set to Start

    New ALS Study of Ibudilast in Patients Set to Start

    MediciNova, Inc. recently announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the protocol of a novel clinical trial in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to assess MN-166 (ibudilast) on a biomarker of ALS. The Phase 2a trial, titled “A Single-Center, Open-Label Biomarker Study to Evaluate MN-166 (ibudilast) in Subjects with Amyotrophic Lateral […]

  • 5 Tips To Keep Colds And Flu Far Away

    5 Tips To Keep Colds And Flu Far Away

    With no cure in sight for the cold or the flu, over-the-counter treatments can at best bring symptom relief or shorten the duration of those symptoms. Blow Your Nose Often — and the Right Way It’s important to blow your nose regularly when you have a cold rather than sniffling mucus back into your head. […]

  • Avalon-GSK Startup, Iron Horse Therapeutics, to Develop Novel ALS Treatments

    Avalon-GSK Startup, Iron Horse Therapeutics, to Develop Novel ALS Treatments

    Avalon Ventures, a venture capital firm that has founded and/or funded more than 127 information technology and life sciences companies, and multinational pharma firm GSK have announced an expansion of their collaboration to fund and launch early-stage life science companies in the San Diego, California, area. The Avalon/GSK collaboration is now worth up to a […]

  • ALS Neuroscience Focus Turns to Promising RNA Research

    ALS Neuroscience Focus Turns to Promising RNA Research

    This week the ALS Association, whose mission is to lead the fight to treat and cure ALS through global research and nationwide advocacy, has highlighted important research from the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society For Neuroscience, an event that took place in Chicago, Oct. 17–21. This meeting is the premiere venue for neuroscientists to present emerging science, learn from […]

  • Know More Skin Knowledge,Reduce More Problems

    Know More Skin Knowledge,Reduce More Problems

    Different skin problems cause different deases.Both of us should understand some conditions knowledges about skin. Learn more here. Cold Sores Cold sores — also called fever blisters — are a painful infection caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Plantar Warts and Palmer Warts Plantar warts and Palmer warts are common, especially in children. These […]

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