An NIH grant presented to investigators at the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute is intended to support Cedars-Sinai’s participation in a consortium focused on gathering and analyzing data to provide a “global view” of neuromuscular disorders.
Using electrical stimulation, scientists at the Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) report that they have discovered how to control, in real-time, the way in which a paralyzed rat moves forward and how high it lifts its legs.
According to a news release from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), new, positive data has been released regarding a drug candidate for relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS).
Jonathan D. Glass, MD, site investigator at Emory University, recently presented long-term follow-up data regarding the Phase I trial testing of Neuralstem Inc’s NSI-566 human neural stem cells in the treatment of ALS.
A study conducted by Kessler Foundation scientists suggests that using a foot drop stimulator during task-specific movement for 4 weeks can help retrain the neuromuscular system.
Investigators from Johns Hopkins Medicine suggest that when delays in walking and cognitive occur in tandem, this may signal the onslaught of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).
A study on rats has reportedly revealed the potential cause of the involuntary muscle contractions that patients with severe spinal cord injuries frequently suffer, University of Copenhagen researchers say.
A study conducted by Kessler Foundation scientists suggests a link between slowed processing speed and deficits in executive function among patients with multiple sclerosis (MS).
Researchers say a small protein may help protect against the bone loss that often accompanies arthritis and its treatment.
A recent study links the interaction between high sodium intake and smoking to a more than doubled risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis (RA).