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Efficacy of antibody targeting Devic's disease proven in new animal model - Science Daily



Efficacy of antibody targeting Devic's disease proven in new animal model 
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Neuromyelitis optica (NMO) is an autoimmune disease associated with NMO immunoglobulin G (NMO-IgG). A cure for NMO remains elusive. Researchers recently established a localized NMO rat model by injecting NMO-IgG into the spinal cord, and assessed the ...

 


Belen boy overcoming odds of rare disorder - Valencia County News Bulletin



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Belen boy overcoming odds of rare disorder 
Valencia County News Bulletin
BELEN?Trentten Bland isn't your average 9-year-old boy. He's special in that he beat death last month thanks to the tenacity of his parents, Adam Bland and Morgan Nesslage-Bland, and of course his doctors. The H.T. Jaramillo Community School second ...

 


uniQure Aims to Begin First Human Trial of Investigational Gene Therapy AMT-130 for Huntington's in 2018 - Huntington's Disease News



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uniQure Aims to Begin First Human Trial of Investigational Gene Therapy AMT-130 for Huntington's in 2018 
Huntington's Disease News
If the IND application is accepted, AMT-130 would become the first AAV-based gene therapy tested in humans, according to uniQure. uniQure has previously shown that AMT-130 improves motor coordination and survival in mouse models of Huntington's disease ...

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Neuroprosthetics Market for US 2018 to Register High Growth of +15.8%: Top Manufactures Challenges (Boston ... - Digital Journal



Neuroprosthetics Market for US 2018 to Register High Growth of +15.8%: Top Manufactures Challenges (Boston ... 
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Pune, India -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/18/2018 -- "Global Neuroprosthetics Market" segmented By Type (Motor Prosthetics , Auditory Prosthetics/Cochlear Implants, Cognitive Prosthetics , Visual Prosthetics/Retinal Implants);Technology(Deep Brain Stimulation ...

 


Parents of kids with rare neuromuscular disorder want funding for ... - CTV News



Parents of kids with rare neuromuscular disorder want funding for ... 
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Parents whose children are battling a genetic disease called spinal muscular atrophy are calling on the provinces to fund a drug that's considered a life-changer, but also one of the most expensive medications in the world.

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy Causes - News-Medical.net



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Spinal Muscular Atrophy Causes 
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It is also now recognized that the various manifestations of SMA are part of a common spectrum of disease with a single etiology. The SMN gene has two forms on each allele, one being telocentric and the other centromeric. These are called SMN1 and SMN2 ...

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Western researchers discover link between brain disorders - London ... - CBC.ca



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Western researchers discover link between brain disorders - London ... 
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Western University researchers are finding a link between athletes with severe concussions and patients living with ALS ? a degenerative neurological disorder.

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Spinal Fusion Devices Market ? Global Industry Insights, Trends, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2017?2025 - Coherent News (press release) (blog)



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Spinal Fusion Devices Market ? Global Industry Insights, Trends, Outlook, and Opportunity Analysis, 2017?2025 
Coherent News (press release) (blog)
The primary driver of the global spinal fusion devices market is the rise in number of spinal injuries and spinal cord related disorders. Others factors responsible for driving growth of the global spinal fusion devices market include increasing obese ...

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ASU student raises funds to combat rare, debilitating pain disorder - Jewish News of Greater Phoenix



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ASU student raises funds to combat rare, debilitating pain disorder 
Jewish News of Greater Phoenix
Renee Kessler was in dance class when she felt, and heard, her big toe break. She knew something was wrong, but having danced for years, she initially ignored the pain and continued with her class. The next day, she went to the doctor, who confirmed ...

 


5 year old with rare blood disorder treated successfully at Wadia Hospital - TheHealthSite



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5 year old with rare blood disorder treated successfully at Wadia Hospital 
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The brachial plexus is the network of nerves that sends signals from your spine to your shoulder, arm and hand. A brachial plexus injury occurs when these nerves are stretched, compressed, or in the most serious cases, ripped apart or torn away from ...