Tag: Motor neurons

Innovation, Medical Devices

The future of ALS devices: next gen assistive technology aims to give patients a voice

July 15, 2022


People with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) often face serious communication challenges. A neurodegenerative condition, which affects the motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord, ALS causes progressive muscle weakening. In the later stages of the disease, patients struggle to […]

Innovation, Research

How motor neurons develop into subtypes that activate different muscles

February 17, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Motor neurons play a vital role in movement, linking the central nervous system with different muscles in the body. As such, scientists are very interested in understanding the biological mechanisms that control how these neurons form. On Feb. 17 in […]