Author Archives: Marisa Wexler MS

Study Describes New Compounds With Potential to Treat ALS

Newly developed compounds derived from ebselen could be used to treat some types of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a recent study suggests. The study, “Novel Selenium-based compounds with therapeutic potential for SOD1-linked amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,” was published in EBioMedicine. About a fifth of familial…

Ultrasound Measures of Muscle May Help in Diagnosing, Evaluating ALS

Measurements taken of muscle using ultrasound could be useful in diagnosing or managing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a small study suggests. The study, “Application of Muscle Ultrasound for the evaluation of Patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: An observational Cross‐Sectional Study,” was published in Muscle & Nerve.