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ALLMedicine™ Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Center

Research & Reviews  5,469 results

Non-invasive ventilation support for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: multidi...
https://doi.org/10.1097/SPC.0000000000000570
Current Opinion in Supportive and Palliative Care; Barry C, Larner E et. al.

Sep 26th, 2021 - To summarise recent developments in the use of noninvasive ventilation (NIV) for people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (pwALS), with a specific focus on how multidisciplinary teams (MDT) can support best practice. We included 13 papers, 12 wit...

Pesticides applied to crops and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis risk in the U.S.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuro.2021.09.004
Neurotoxicology Andrew A, Zhou J et. al.

Sep 26th, 2021 - Environmental exposures are implicated in the etiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Application of insecticides, herbicides, and fungicides with neurotoxic properties to crops is permitted in the U.S., however reporting of the quantitie...

Apoptosis and its therapeutic implications in neurodegenerative diseases.
https://doi.org/10.1002/ca.23792
Clinical Anatomy (New York, N.Y.); Erekat NS

Sep 25th, 2021 - Neurodegenerative disorders are characterized by progressive loss of particular populations of neurons. Apoptosis has been implicated in the pathogenesis of neurodegenerative diseases, including Parkinson disease, Alzheimer disease, Huntington dis...

Developments in the assessment of non-motor disease progression in amyotrophic lateral ...
https://doi.org/10.1080/14737175.2021.1984883
Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics; Chiò A, Canosa A et. al.

Sep 24th, 2021 - IntroductionThe burden of non-motor symptoms is a major determinant of quality of life and outcome in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and has profound negative effect also on caregivers.Areas coveredNon-motor symptoms in ALS include cognitive ...

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Guidelines  3 results

Provisional best practices guidelines for the evaluation of bulbar dysfunction in amyot...
https://doi.org/10.1002/mus.26408
Muscle & Nerve; Pattee GL, Plowman EK et. al.

Jan 9th, 2019 - Universally established comprehensive clinical bulbar scales objectively assessing disease progression in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) are currently lacking. The goal of this working group project is to design a best practice set of provisi...

ESPEN guideline clinical nutrition in neurology.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.clnu.2017.09.003
Clinical Nutrition (Edinburgh, Scotland); Burgos R, Bretón I et. al.

Dec 25th, 2017 - Neurological diseases are frequently associated with swallowing disorders and malnutrition. Moreover, patients with neurological diseases are at increased risk of micronutrient deficiency and dehydration. On the other hand, nutritional factors may...

Practice parameter update: the care of the patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2764728
Neurology Miller RG, Jackson CE et. al.

Oct 14th, 2009 - To systematically review evidence bearing on the management of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The authors analyzed studies from 1998 to 2007 to update the 1999 practice parameter. Topics covered in this section include breaking...

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News  272 results

A Quick Tour of the New Lyme Disease Guideline
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/951589

Jun 14th, 2021 - This transcript has been edited for clarity. Hello. This is Paul Auwaerter for Medscape Infectious Diseases, speaking from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Spring is in full swing and tick season has certainly returned. I thought I wou...

Scientists Discover New Genetic Form of ALS in 11 Children
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/952489

Jun 7th, 2021 - (Reuters Health) - Scientists have identified four specific, dominant variants of the SPTLC1 gene in 11 children from seven different families who appear to have a new and unique form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The findings suggest th...

Twofold Increased ALS Risk in Manual Laborers
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/949580

Apr 20th, 2021 - Blue-collar workers, particularly carpenters and construction workers, have a significantly increased risk for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) compared with white-collar workers, new research shows. Investigators found manual laborers had a tw...

Theatrics, Hypnosis, and the Roots of Modern Neurology
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/947504

Mar 15th, 2021 - "Symptoms, then, are in reality nothing but a cry from suffering organs" – Jean-Martin Charcot Nearly 130 years after his death, Jean-Martin Charcot's name still resonates with modern neurologists. The famed 19th century French physician made myri...

New Compound Promising for ALS, Other Upper Motor Neuron Diseases
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/947056

Mar 11th, 2021 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new compound, NU-9, improved diseased upper motor neurons (UMN) in mice and shows promise for treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in humans, though more work is needed before a clinical trial can be started, ...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →