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Investigational Therapy CuATSM May Slow ALS Progression

The investigational therapy, CuATSM, has been found to possibly slow ALS disease progression and improve respiratory and cognitive function of patients.
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Huntington's Disease Study Enters Phase III

After a successful trial, a Huntington's Disease study is entering its third phase. The phase III trial will investigate whether a new drug can slow or improve symptoms for people with...
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Graphene May be Used to Detect ALS

Graphene, a material made up of a thin sheet of carbon, may be used in the future to detect and measure biomarkers able to identify patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
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BIIB067: Potential Treatment for ALS

The neuroscience company, Biogen, has acquired the rights to develop and commercialize BIIB067, an investigational therapy, as a potential treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
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MORE THAN 200 PEOPLE WILL BE ENROLLED IN ALS CLINICAL TRIAL

A randomized and placebo-controlled clinical trial will enroll 231 people with ALS in North America and Europe to determine efficacy and safety of arimoclomol, a new oral drug.
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Medication Approved for Parkinson's May Benefit ALS

A medication known as Requip has been approved to treat Parkinson’s disease, and studies have shown that it may also be beneficial for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
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Trial Shows Improved Function in ALS Patients

Phase 2 of MediciNova's clinical trial showed improved function, muscle strength, and quality of life for ALS patients.
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Researchers Present New Huntington's Disease Theory

A team of researchers have found a unique type of signaling coming from damaged DNA that shows Huntington's activity.
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Biomarkers to Diagnose ALS Have Been Found

Currently, there is no clinically validated method for diagnosing Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The process generally takes a year of testing to rule out other possible diseases.
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Scientists Discover Method to Eliminate Protein Linked to ALS

Though research is still underway, scientists have developed a way to remove an abnormal protein associated with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), which could eventually lead to a cure.
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