Tag: ALS

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Team rolls back ALS symptoms in paralyzed flies

Researchers have found a way to repair a vital signaling mechanism in fruit flies with symptoms of ALS. As a result, dying motor neurons regained health and the once-paralyzed flies regained partial motion. The discovery represents a significant breakthrough in […]

Why Cytokinetics, Inc. (CYTK) Stock Tumbled Today

Why Cytokinetics, Inc. (CYTK) Stock Tumbled Today

The stock price of Cytokinetics, Inc. (NASDAQ:CYTK) tumbled more than 61% after the company revealed that its experimental treatment for patients suffering from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) (commonly called Lou Gehrig’s disease), a progressive neurodegenerative disorder, failed to meet its goals in a […]