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    Treatment Reverses Signs of Two Degenerative Brain Diseases, ALS & Ataxia, in Mice
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    Apr 12, 2017

    Treatment Reverses Signs of Two Degenerative Brain Diseases, ALS & Ataxia, in Mice

    Clinical Neurosciences Center, als, ataxia

    Scientists report a significant step toward combatting two degenerative brain diseases that chip away at an individual’s ability to move, and think. A targeted therapy developed by scientists at University of Utah Health slows the progression of a condition in mice that mimics a rare disease called ataxia. In a parallel collaborative study, led by researchers at Stanford University, a nearly identical treatment improves the health of mice that model Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), commonly called Lou Gehrig’s disease. ... Read More

    Neurology