First ALS treatment for patients with particular mutation – Health & Wellness

There is a potential cure for ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, for patients with a particular Sod1 gene mutation.. Proof of its effectiveness is an international study on 108 patients, with which Tofersen, an antisense oligonucleotide (Aso) that acts selectively on messenger RNA, blocking the synthesis of the altered protein was tested. This drug slows down … Read more

A hope for ALS patients: a drug that slows down and sometimes regresses the disease has been tested in Turin

Monkeypox an alarm that has been ignored for years

There is a first hope for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) after today, Thursday 22 September 2022, in the world’s most prestigious scientific journal in the medical field, the New England Journal of Medicine, the results of the international study on Tofersen have been published, which demonstrated a … Read more