June 22, 2020
A lack of palliative care provision for people with motor neurone disease (MND) following diagnosis can cause emotional distress and, in extreme cases, lead to people experiencing suicidal thoughts, new research shows.
February 19, 2020
Customised immune-blocking medication may be the key to treating patients with motor neurone disease (MND), which currently has no cure and limited therapeutic options.
December 27, 2019
Novel spinal therapy/delivery approach prevented disease onset in neurodegenerative ALS disease model in adult mice and blocked progression in animals already showing disease symptoms
August 5, 2019
Researchers identified a gene crucial to the formation of toxic proteins in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and showed how it could inform potential therapies for the disease.
July 23, 2019
researchers have found that one in 347 men and one in 436 women can be expected to develop motor neurone disease during their lifetime.
June 26, 2019
Macquarie University researchers say a new machine used for the first time in MND research in Australia could bring them closer to a discovery of an effective treatment for the disease
April 30, 2019
Induced pluripotent stem cells can turn into any type of cell in the body or remain in their original form.