Tag : muscular atrophies

Neurology

Maybe Memorizing the Krebs Cycle Was Worthwhile After All

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Mitochondrial disorders are often difficult to diagnose and treat due to their multisystem nature. As scientists better understand mitochondrial function, effective treatments are beginning to...
Neurology

The Falls and Frustrations of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

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PSP is a rare neurogenerative disorder that is increasingly appreciated among neurologists. Yet effective treatments remain elusive. Medscape Neurology Source link...
Neurology

SUNFISH: Risdiplam Meets Primary Endpoint in SMA

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Risdiplam, an oral investigational agent designed to increase and sustain SMN protein levels of patients with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), met the primary endpoint in...
Neurology

What's Hot at AAN 2019?

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‘Philly Spectacular’ is the theme of this year’s AAN Annual Meeting, says the event’s science committee chair, adding that more than 15,000 attendees are expected...
Neurology

Spasticity in MND Improved With Cannabinoid Oral Spray

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Nabiximols, a cannabinoid-based oral spray approved outside the US for MS symptoms, shows improvement of spasticity in amyotrophic and primary lateral sclerosis when used as...
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FDA OKs First Treatment for Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome

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Amifampridine (Firdapse) is approved for adults with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare autoimmune disorder characterized by muscle weakness. FDA Approvals Source link...

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