Projects focus on stopping disease progression, restoring lost function in patients, and eliminating MS completely.
Spinal muscular atrophy organization will continue to work toward treatments and cures for the top genetic cause of death among infants.
International travel is suspected of helping the virus to spread.
The incomplete closing of the spine can leave a person vulnerable to nerve and spinal cord damage.
A recent study published in Neurobiology of Aging reports that a genetic signature in a region on chromosome 1 influences the age at which someone develops amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).