Archive Monthly Archives: September 2017

Emotion Recognition Difficulties Improved with Positive Social Contact in ALS Patients

According to research in a recent Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) study it was discovered that the patients went through problems decoding negative emotions in other people. This was as a result of

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Effect Of Smoking On ALS Progression And Mortality

A recent collaborative study from Italian universities and research institutes has shed light on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The reports from the study have established that cigarette smoking

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Chronic Respiratory Support Linked to Reduction in Quality of Life for ALS Patients

It has been discovered that the majority of patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) develop respiratory difficulties in the advanced stages of the disease. This calls for them being placed under

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Cell Recycling Renews Hope in Treating ALS

In Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and other diseases, the manner in which cells recycle waste is jeopardised in spite of it being a crucial process to cellular health. Researchers at the Neuromed

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Disease Burden in Caregivers of ALS Patients

It has been established that caregivers play a significant role in the treatment and support of people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). With a lot of concern, however, the recognition, acknowledgement

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Cannabinoids: Promising ALS Treatment Option For Patients

Cannabis derived compounds otherwise known as Cannabinoids have to be found to be an effective ALS treatment option for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). ALS is a neurodegenerative disease that causes

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New ALS Therapy Developed Uses C – Reactive Protein for Diagnosis

In pursuit of stopping the progression of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, researchers are studying the correlation between C- reactive Protein (CRP) Levels and the disease progression rate in ALS patients.

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Use of Butyrate in Delaying ALS Symptoms and Increasing Life Span of Mouse Models

In recent study, mouse models of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) have been fed the bacterial product known as butyrate. From this, they have exhibited enhancement of their gut health, delayed the onset

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Probiotics: New Naturally Occurring Inhibitor Of ALS Progression

Bacterial imbalance in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract was found to contribute to the rapid progression of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. The research team comprised of scientists from Kansas City University

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