Former firefighter loses conflict with ALS

December 16, 2017 / 0 comments

Derek Hogg source ⦿ http://www.daily-journal.com/news/local/former-firefighter-loses-battle-with-als/article_a937955e-d743-5a8d-9c97-7366133c3509.html

Ludwig Cancer Center Scientist Wins $3 Million Breakthrough Prize for ALS Discovery

December 15, 2017 / 0 comments

Ludwig Cancer Research scientist Don Cleveland has perceived a $3 million Breakthrough Prize for augmenting science’s bargain of how an hereditary form of amyotrophic parallel sclerosis develops. His work focused on glia, cells that support a body’s prolongation of a protein called myelin, that protects haughtiness cells. Deterioration of myelin leads to a haughtiness dungeon detriment seen…

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ALS Affects More Brain Regions Than Just a Movement Control Area, Study Shows

December 14, 2017 / 0 comments

Scientists have prolonged believed that ALS was cramped to one area of a brain, though an Irish investigate shows it affects a series of regions. Researchers at Trinity College Dublin’s Academic Unit of Neurology used electroencephalography, or EEG, to record patients’ mind activity. They detected that haughtiness dungeon communication was reduce than normal in some regions…

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‘Strong Fighters,’ ALS Patients with Locked-in Syndrome Report Decent Quality of Life in Small Study

December 14, 2017 / 0 comments

Amyotrophic parallel sclerosis (ALS) patients with locked-in syndrome reported carrying a acceptable peculiarity of life and low levels of depression, in annoy of their near-complete disability, in a tiny though new study. The formula of a questionaire-based investigate were presented by a lead author, Dorothée Lulé, during a 28th International Symposium on MND/ALS, hold in…

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ALS Maine Collaborative announces new module of financial grants

December 13, 2017 / 0 comments

The ALS Maine Collaborative has announced a new module of financial grants to support those vital with ALS to be improved means to say their peculiarity of life by a march of this deadly disease. The grants will cover prejudiced support for a squeeze of tiny adaptive apparatus not lonesome by a patient’s health insurance,…

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Idaho Father of 4 with ALS Gifted $10000 by a Secret Santa

December 12, 2017 / 0 comments

A mom from Idaho was struck with thankfulness when her family perceived $10,000 from a Secret Santa, that will assistance compensate for medical bills for her husband, who is battling ALS. Wyatt Rees had recently been hired as a fulltime clergyman with a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in 2014 when he experienced a continual…

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Preclinical Data Supporting Wave Life Sciences ALS and FTD Programs Presented during 28th International Symposium on …

December 11, 2017 / 0 comments

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wave Life Sciences Ltd. (NASDAQ:WVE), a biotechnology association focused on delivering transformational therapies for patients with serious, genetically-defined diseases, currently announced information from preclinical studies of WVE-3972-01, a company’s investigational stereopure antisense oligonucleotide designed to aim a pathogenic allele of a C9ORF72 gene for a diagnosis of…

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ALS is going to kill me, though it’s also training me to season life

December 10, 2017 / 0 comments

Phil Avillo, York, Pa. Dec 2017.(Photo: Chris Dunn, York Daily Record) A malignant mistress changed in with me henceforth some-more than dual years ago. we call her Lady ALS given even some of a many direct enemies yield any other respectfully. She has done her participation felt any day. She envelops and is entwined by…

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ALS is going to kill me, though it’s also training me to season life

December 9, 2017 / 0 comments

A malignant mistress changed in with me henceforth some-more than dual years ago. we call her Lady ALS given even some of a many direct enemies yield any other respectfully. She has done her participation felt any day. She envelops and is entwined by any fiber of my body. She has squandered my muscles, withdrawal…

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Veteran with ALS Inspires 20 Years After Diagnosis: ‘I Don’t Think About Being a Sad Person’

December 9, 2017 / 0 comments

In a open of 1995, Maj. Randy Hebert went for a run with dual associate officers stationed during a Marine Corp Detachment in Fort Leonard Wood, an Army bottom stretched opposite a Missouri Ozarks. Just over a high hill, a group paused for a H2O break. Back on a pavement, Randy’s legs unexpected felt like…

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