Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Upsetting a fragile alliance triggers a deadly childhood disease

Scientists at the University of Malta and the Institut de Génétique Moléculaire de Montpellier (CNRS/Université de Montpellier) have shown that fruit flies and brewer's yeast can reveal clues about the cause of Spinal ...

Neuroscience

Help for people with muscle cramps?

A new treatment may bring hope for people who suffer from muscle cramps or spasms from neuromuscular disorders, diseases such as multiple sclerosis or simply from nighttime leg cramps that keep people from sleeping, according ...

Genetics

Researchers identify new rare neuromuscular disease

An international team of researchers has identified a new inherited neuromuscular disorder. The rare condition is the result of a genetic mutation that interferes with the communication between nerves and muscles, resulting ...

Medical research

Plant extract hope for infant motor neurone therapy

(Medical Xpress)—Researchers from Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry have been part of an international team led by the University of Edinburgh, who have identified that a chemical found in ...

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