Will This Novel Drug That Utilizes AI Succeed in Having an Impact on ALS When so Many Others Have Failed?

Verge Genomics, based in San Francisco is one of a series of biotechs that have entered into a new era using AI in drug discovery. The company is backed by…

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Patients Have an Alternative to Radicava ORS via IV
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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Patients Have an Alternative to Radicava ORS via IV

The new FDA-approved oral formulation of  Radicava ORS (edaravone) is more convenient than the intravenous formulation, yet the efficacy and composition remain the same. The oral formulation may also be…

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May is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Awareness Month: Spreading Rare Disease Awareness
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May is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Awareness Month: Spreading Rare Disease Awareness

According to a story from ALS News Today, around 5,000 people get diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) annually. In addition, costs of treatment for patients average $250,000 out of…

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The House Passes a New Act Which Will Accelerate Research for ALS and Related Diseases
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The House Passes a New Act Which Will Accelerate Research for ALS and Related Diseases

Three organizations focused on amytrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) as well as other rare neurodegenerative diseases, have just celebrated the House of Representatives' passage of the ACT for ALS (H.R.3537/S.1813). The…

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Study of the Week: Study Reveals a Key Mechanism of Neurodegenerative Diseases
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Study of the Week: Study Reveals a Key Mechanism of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Welcome to Study of the Week from Patient Worthy. In this segment, we select a study we posted about from the previous week that we think is of particular interest…

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Newly FDA Approved Ketamine Has the Potential to Slow ALS Progression
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Newly FDA Approved Ketamine Has the Potential to Slow ALS Progression

An October 2021 report published in the Globe and Newswire carried an announcement by Fabio Chianelli, CEO of the biotech company PharmaTher Holdings. The FDA approved orphan drug status for…

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