Landmark studies identify new gene as the most common cause of ALS and Frontotemporal...

Two studies published in the September 21 online issue of Neuron report the identification of the long-sought genetic abnormality which authors say is the...

New discovery may revolutionize treatment of ALS

Canadians researchers have made a significant discovery regarding ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, opening the door to novel approaches...

Medication timing critical in Parkinson’s disease

A one-week disruption of his Parkinson’s medication schedule resulted in nearly three months of distress for Lorne Collis after he returned home from a...

New imaging technique helps detect brain tumours earlier

Brain tumours are often very difficult for doctors to find. Current imaging techniques that find other types of cancer without difficulty still often can’t...

Accelerating spinal cord research into care

Parkwood Hospital, part of St. Joseph’s Health Care London, has been selected as one of four initial Canadian centres to promote excellence in spinal...

Toronto Rehab scientists use electrostimulation to train injured brains to do new tasks

When Dr. Milos R. Popovic dreams of brilliant control systems, it’s not supercomputers or NASA mission control he’s thinking of, it’s the human brain. “The...

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