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Size Matters When It Comes to Cells' Vulnerability to Parkinson's
Scientific American

Size Matters When It Comes to Cells' Vulnerability to Parkinson's

Neurons involved in Parkinson's disease are especially susceptible to burnout because of their complex branching By Diana Kwon | August 27, 2015 | Each year doctors diagnose approximately 60,000 Americans with Parkinson's disease, an ... Scientific American, 4 days ago

'This disease has given me so much' - MND sufferer

Johannesburg - After being diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease, Gerda Beukes has stared death in the eyes and suffered through alcoholism and depression, to emerge a happier, peaceful person. If someone had to tell me nine years ago 'you'll be ...
 News241 week ago

Diaphragm Pacing Does Not Benefit People With Motor Neurone Disease

The diaphragm pacing device was approved for humanitarian use in motor neurone disease (MND) patients in 2011 by the US Food and Drug Administration (US FDA). Despite a lack of conclusive evidence for the benefits of the intervention, diaphragm ...
 MedIndia3 weeks ago Diaphragm pacing does not benefit Motor Neurone Disease patients  Business Standard3 weeks ago Turbo back on the road again  News241 month ago

Indian-Origin Scientist Develops Brain-Controlled Prostheses

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that degrades an individual's ability to move. Currently, people with ALS may use an eye-tracking system to direct cursors or a 'head mouse' that tracks the movement of ...
 MedIndia4 weeks ago Viral Ice Bucket Challenge May Have Resulted In ALS Breakthrough  Tech Times5 days ago ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Returning This August  Pettinga Financial Advisors1 month ago Jimmy Fallon Given Ice Bucket Challenge By ALS-Stricken Firefighter  Inquisitr3 days ago
The Hindu

Searching for ET: Hawking to look for extraterrestrial life

Hawking, who speaks using a computer-generated voice due to the effects of motor neuron disease, explained the reason for the $100 million project: "We are alive. We are intelligent. We must know." Milner, who made a fortune through investments in ...
 Investor's Business Daily1 month ago Software that lets Stephen Hawking speak is now available online  The Hindu1 week ago New search for life beyond Earth  Shanghai Daily1 month ago Stephen Hawking warns that full artificial intelligence could spell end of mankind  Christian Today1 month ago
Capital Bay

Paul Coulston dies of Motor Neurone Disease while mother battles terminal cancer

Paul Coulston, 40, was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in 2012 His wife Clare, 39, was told she had oesophageal cancer in 2009 T he couple made guardianship provisions for their children after diagnosis The father-of-two passed away at his home ...
 Capital Bay21 hours ago Dad diagnosed with incurable wasting disease dies after wife told she had terminal cancer  Irish Mirror1 day ago
Alzheimer Research Forum

ALS Gene Repeats Obstruct Traffic Between Nucleus and Cytoplasm

Could a molecular traffic jam at the nuclear membrane explain one kind of motor neuron disease? Extensive hexanucleotide repeats in the C9ORF72 gene, which are transcribed into RNAs and translated into dipeptide oligomers, cause amyotrophic lateral ...
 Alzheimer Research Forum3 days ago
Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI)

Research provides clues about Motor Neurone Disease

Researchers at The University of Western Australia and Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research have discovered a new connection between the molecules they study and Motor Neurone Disease (MND) or ALS. Theyve found a new link between the ...
 Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI)2 weeks ago Fly model of motor neuron degeneration provides new avenues for exploration in humans  Medical News Today3 weeks ago Novel fly model of motor neuron degeneration provides new avenues for exploration in humans  BBSRC3 weeks ago New fly model developed to study motor neuron degeneration  NigerianHerald.com3 weeks ago

3 lessons from the #LastSummer backlash

Earlier this year, the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) launched the #LastSummer campaign, which sought to draw attention to the charity's work in the aftermath of the ice bucket challenge while raising awareness Motor Neurone Disease (MND).
 Charity Digital News1 month ago

Kitesurfers set to break a world record to raise vital funds for Motor Neurone Disease research

Macquarie University MND Re Centre today encourages the public to get behind an epic physical challenge called Kite The Reef to raise funds to help find a cure for Motor Neurone Disease. Kite The Reef which begins on 10 August 2015, is expected to ...
 Noodls1 month ago
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