For the first time, a useful drug was discovered in ALS
Ametrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, affects the brain and gradually makes a person unable to move or speak. It is also known as motor neurone disease which was an incurable disease till now but now we have got a new ray of hope from a new compound.
Scientists at Northwestern University have discovered the world’s first compound that inhibits the breakdown of nerve cells that cause movement. Nerve damage exacerbates ALS, and the patient gradually becomes immobile and dies.