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Spasticity is a condition involving an involuntary increase in muscle tone that leads to resistance against normal movements of the body and may cause pain in some individuals.
Antispastic drug candidate could offer new hope for millions of patients suffering from spasticity

Antispastic drug candidate could offer new hope for millions of patients suffering from spasticity

Brain wiring genes may be linked to a significant portion of cerebral palsy cases

Brain wiring genes may be linked to a significant portion of cerebral palsy cases

New technology could serve as more reliable model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

New technology could serve as more reliable model of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

Researchers to develop new imaging device for infants with brain disorders

Researchers to develop new imaging device for infants with brain disorders

Researchers find way to prevent spasticity after spinal cord injury in mice

Researchers find way to prevent spasticity after spinal cord injury in mice

Mapping the cannabis genome to improve agriculture and human health

Mapping the cannabis genome to improve agriculture and human health

New standards needed for improving the design of clinical trials for MS patients

New standards needed for improving the design of clinical trials for MS patients

Scientists discover gene mutation involved in paraplegia and epilepsy

Scientists discover gene mutation involved in paraplegia and epilepsy

Kessler researchers awarded grant to study effects of exercise in patients with MS

Kessler researchers awarded grant to study effects of exercise in patients with MS

New insights into improving function, independence and quality of life in cerebral palsy patients

New insights into improving function, independence and quality of life in cerebral palsy patients

Case study: Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome in a patient with ALS

Case study: Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome in a patient with ALS

Study suggests therapeutic solutions for pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration

Study suggests therapeutic solutions for pantothenate kinase-associated neurodegeneration

Novel clinical trial to examine cannabis as potential treatment for essential tremor

Novel clinical trial to examine cannabis as potential treatment for essential tremor

Medical cannabis provides relief across dozens of health symptoms, study shows

Medical cannabis provides relief across dozens of health symptoms, study shows

Advanced MRI technique predicts risk of disease progression in MS

Advanced MRI technique predicts risk of disease progression in MS

Study to examine whether cannabidiol provides therapeutic benefit to children with autism

Study to examine whether cannabidiol provides therapeutic benefit to children with autism

Researchers highlight the need to reconsider mitochondrial replacement moratorium

Researchers highlight the need to reconsider mitochondrial replacement moratorium

Special issue aims to bring medical cannabis into mainstream medicine

Special issue aims to bring medical cannabis into mainstream medicine

Systematic review finds lack of data on medical cannabis use in children and adolescents

Systematic review finds lack of data on medical cannabis use in children and adolescents

Hospital enables young patients with cerebral palsy, disabilities to take part in therapeutic riding program

Hospital enables young patients with cerebral palsy, disabilities to take part in therapeutic riding program