Understanding more about how a system that protects brain cells affects sleep could reveal a connection between sleep disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.
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New research unveils a way to "read" proteins to see if they'll clump together and contribute to neurodegenerative diseases like ALS.
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Researchers have discovered that a suprising cell process clears out potentially deadly aggregates related to ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
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There may be a way to prevent the worst damage in neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's, Huntington's, ALS, and others.
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Understanding more about the interactions that stabilize the phase-shifting FUS protein could reveal new ways to treat ALS and other diseases.
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When ALS-affected neurons get more glucose, they live longer and move more efficiently, which could mean more mobility for people with the disease.
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After injury or damage, nerve axons can kickstart their own self-destruction. A new gene therapy stops that process in mice.
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The interface let users in a clinical trial control an off-the-shelf tablet computer with a virtual mouse they moved with their thoughts.
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