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Jun 21
2017
ALS Headlines
New York Times: Here, five men and women speak about how their lives have changed as a result of this devastating illness.
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Jun 21
2017
ALS Headlines
An entrepreneur from New Jersey isn't letting a life-threatening illness slow him down, using his life-long passion to aid the quest for a cure.
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Jun 21
2017
ALS Headlines
The head of an elementary school in Connecticut is inspiring students with his optimism and honesty as he continues to work despite being diagnosed with Asymotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) nearly 11 months ago.
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Jun 15
2017
ALS Headlines
Moving beyond simple fitness tracking, wearable devices may soon offer opportunities for monitoring health and bring vast amounts of new data to the study of human diseases.
Read the article in the latest edition of Cell
May 11
2017
Breaking Research
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Radicava (edaravone) to treat patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease
Rea entire press release on www.fda.gov
Apr 13
2017
Packard Center News
A study led by researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine has revealed a possible new therapeutic approach for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a progressive neurodegenerative disease.
Read the entire article on www.med.stanford.edu
Nov 22
2016
ALS Headlines
The honor he was about to receive was bestowed well before he got the news that changed his life in August.
Read the entire article in US Lacrosse Magazine
Nov 7
2016
ALS Headlines
Scientists have linked an ever-growing number of genetic mutations to ALS and a related disease, frontotemporal dementia (FTD).
Read the entire paper in PNAS
Oct 26
2016
Oct 25
2016
ALS Headlines
PatientsLikeMe Launches Virtual Trial for ALS Patients
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