Tag: Neurodegenerative Diseases

Supreme Court Rules No Further Treatment For Toddler With Neurodegenerative Disease: What Happened To Alfie Evans?

UK’s highest court ruled that it was not in the best interest of toddler Alfie Evans to continue with his life support since his undiagnosed neurodegenerative disease made him impossible to eat, drink, and breathe.

April 21, 2018

Huntington's Disease: Experimental Drug Marks Huge Breakthrough In First Human Trial

The first human Huntington's trial was successful, sparking hopes that the disease could one day have a cure. An experimental drug lowers the levels of harmful proteins in the nervous system and could slow down the progression of the disease.

Medicine December 12, 2017

No Implants Required: EEG-Based Technology Makes It Possible To Control Robotic Arm With Just Thoughts

Paralyzed or stroke-afflicted people have good news from the researchers of the University of Minnesota. They have come up with a breakthrough technology that allows people to control a robotic arm using their thoughts.

Robotics December 16, 2016

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