• Repurposed ALS drug shows promise in mouse model of rare childhood genetic disorder

    13 days ago - By ScienceDaily

    Riluzole, a drug approved to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , a disease affecting nerve cells controlling movement, could slow the gradual loss of a particular brain cell that occurs in Niemann-Pick disease type C1 , a rare genetic disorder affecting children and adolescents, suggests a study in mice.
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