• Studying sensory neurons could provide new insights to treat ALS

    13 days ago - By News Medical

    Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have shown that mutations in specific genes that destroy motor neurons and thereby cause the devastating effects of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis- also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease - also attack sensory neurons.
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  • New study does not support hypertensive effect from urate elevation

    13 days ago - By News Medical

    A study from a group of Massachusetts General Hospital investigators may reduce the concern that elevating levels of urate, an approach being investigated to treat several neurodegenerative disorders, could increase the risk of hypertension.
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