Author Archives: Ana Pamplona, PhD

ALS Patients May Benefit from Aspirin Therapy

A recent study assessed the association between individual prescription compounds and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) risk in a population-based study in Taiwan. The study entitled “Aspirin use associated with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a total population-based case-control study” was published in the Journal of…

Researchers Offer New Insights into Brain Damage in ALS

The pathogenesis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is still not very well understood. A new study on the genetic origin of ALS entitled “Antisense Proline-Arginine RAN Dipeptides Linked to C9ORF72-ALS/FTD Form Toxic Nuclear Aggregates that Initiate In Vitro and In Vivo Neuronal Death” was published in the Journal…