Damage caused by motor neurone disease could be REVERSED using existing drugs – Daily Mail

Researchers have pinpointed an issue in patients’ nerve cells that depletes energy levels in the mitochondria – the power supply to the motor neurones

 
Nerve damage caused by motor neurone disease (MND) could soon be reversed using existing drugs, a promising new study has revealed.

Researchers have pinpointed an issue in patients’ nerve cells that depletes energy levels in the mitochondria – the power supply to the motor neurones.

The results of the study are now being used to look for existing drugs that boost mitochondrial function and may be able to be repurposed to treat MND.

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