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  • Meet the Israeli company optimistic about beating ALS 11 Feb 2019 13:14 Jerusalem Post Share on facebook Share on twitter NeuroSense Therapeutics CEO and co-founder Alon Ben-Noon. (photo credit: DAFNA BEN NUN) Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neuron disease or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is the most common degenerative …
  • Crawford golf tourney benefits Piscotty ALS fund 02 Feb 2019 04:49 Danville Express News Uploaded: Fri, Feb 1, 2019, 3:05 pm   by Jeremy Walsh Pleasanton natives Brandon Crawford (Giants) and Stephen Piscotty (A's) are getting ready to report to MLB spring training in Arizona, and though they play on rival pro teams, their families …
  • News Digest: PUSD community meeting Tuesday & Crawford golf tourney benefits Piscotty ALS fund 31 Jan 2019 23:47 Pleasanton Weekly Meet with PUSD Pleasanton Unified officials are set to host their next "Connecting with Our Community" meeting on Tuesday (Feb. 5), giving students, families and other residents the chance to offer feedback about the district and engage with the …
  • Biologists identify promising drug for ALS treatment 18 Dec 2018 16:34 Medical Xpress Ted Allison (left) and Michele DuVal found that telbivudine, a drug already approved to treat hepatitis, may slow the progression of ALS. Credit: John Ulan A drug typically used to treat hepatitis could slow the progression of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig …
  • Garold 'Gary' J. Wesley 14 Nov 2018 15:51 Grand Haven Tribune Gary was born July 30, 1944, to Harold and Lucille Wesley in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. He graduated in 1962 from Pontiac Central High School, where he earned his varsity jacket and letters for football. All who knew Gary knew his heart and soul were most …
  • BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics' (BCLI) CEO Chaim Lebovits on Q3 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 29 Oct 2018 18:37 Seeking Alpha BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:BCLI) Q3 2018 Earnings Conference Call October 29, 2018 8:30 AM ET Executives Joseph Petroziello – Vice President-Scientific and Corporate Communications Chaim Lebovits – President and Chief Executive Officer Eyal …
  • GoFundMe page established for Shelton's ALS treatment 13 Oct 2018 20:17 Jamaica Observer KINGSTON, Jamaica — A GoFundMe page has been established to help with the medical care of former Reggae Boyz striker Luton Shelton, who has been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease. The page which was set up …
  • Woodburn police search for child rape suspect as victims' advocate raises concerns 25 Sep 2018 14:23 EpochTimes PORTLAND, Ore. — Roughly 4,000 people gathered in downtown Portland Sunday morning. Their goal was to defeat ALS. KATU's Valerie Hurst emceed the ALS Association's Walk to Defeat ALS. The event raised money for ALS treatment and support. Jim …
  • Walk to Defeat ALS in Rehoboth Beach Sept. 8 07 Sep 2018 18:02 Sussex Countian Submitted News Thursday Sep 6, 2018 at 8:00 PM People with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, family members, friends, caregivers and others affected by Lou Gehrig’s disease will come together for the 2018 Rehoboth Beach Walk to Defeat ALS, set for 9:30 a.m. …
  • Rehoboth Beach Walk to Defeat ALS set for Sept. 8 10 Aug 2018 03:17 Sussex Countian Submitted News Thursday Aug 9, 2018 at 7:45 PM People with Lou Gehrig's disease, family members, friends, caregivers and others affected by ALS will come together for the 2018 Rehoboth Beach Walk to Defeat ALS set for 9:30 a.m. Sept. 8 at the Boardwalk …

 

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  • Nikki Fried: Florida Needs Smokeable Marijuana Now 14 Feb 2019 22:18 New Times Broward Palm Beach Twenty-seven months have passed since Floridians overwhelmingly voted for the right to access medical marijuana. But you wouldn’t know it by the way the previous administration obstructed access, slowed implementation, and denied the will of the people. …
  • Remembering the 17 lives lost in Parkland 14 Feb 2019 16:23 CapitalGazette.com By Phillip Valys and Mike Mayo February 14, 2019 Aaron Feis Rhona Wise / Courtesy Aaron Feis He spent over half his life at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, more than 20 years. The only thing Aaron Feis loved more than his school was his family, wife …
  • Mark’s final battle: Awaiting the day he no longer will be able to breathe, Utah veteran soldiers on with a smile against an enemy he won’t defeat 12 Feb 2019 03:12 Now Salt Lake Orem • Mark Sargeant knows the exact date his old life stopped. Oct. 17, 2016. What he doesn’t know is when this new one will end — except that it will be sooner, much sooner, than he had ever expected. That fall, the vigorous former soldier noticed his …
  • About Lou Gehrig’s disease: It’s rare, debilitating and deadly — and every case is unique 12 Feb 2019 03:12 Now Salt Lake ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, was discovered in 1869 by French neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot, whose country still calls it “Charcot’s disease.” It exploded into the American consciousness 70 years later with the announcement by baseball legend …
  • Opinion: Much good can come of the 10 Year Challenge 12 Feb 2019 01:46 Montreal Gazette A woman demonstrates the Artemis smart mirror at the CareOS booth during CES Unveiled at CES International, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Las Vegas. The interactive mirror has video capture, virtual try-ons, facial and object recognition, and can give the user …
  • Pittsfield Fire Dedicates Engine to Retired Deputy Chief 11 Feb 2019 23:20 iBerkshires The Rev. Peter Gregory blesses the engine as part of the dedication ceremony. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — After 28 years on the Fire Department, Deputy Chief Michael Polidoro had to retire after being diagnosed with ALS.   He had been a key member of leadership in …
  • Meet the Israeli company optimistic about beating ALS 11 Feb 2019 13:14 Jerusalem Post Share on facebook Share on twitter NeuroSense Therapeutics CEO and co-founder Alon Ben-Noon. (photo credit: DAFNA BEN NUN) Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as motor neuron disease or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is the most common degenerative …
  • Dying with assisted dignity: 25 years ago, Sue Rodriguez led the way for assisted suicide 11 Feb 2019 13:12 Edmonton Journal Until Sue Rodriguez came along, no Canadian had made the private act of dying so public. The woman from North Saanich became a household name across Canada for her fight to die with dignity. Diagnosed with an incurable degenerative motor neuron disease …
  • Panel Discussion on ALS February 20 11 Feb 2019 03:40 Corrales Comment A panel discussion on cases of Lou Gehrig Disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, in the Corrales area will be presented Wednesday, February 20 in the Corrales Community Center, just north of the Senior Center. Arranged by Intel’s Community Environmental …
  • The Case for Transmissible Alzheimer's Grows 09 Feb 2019 21:26 Science & Technology The unsettling evidence that Alzheimer’s Disease may be transmissible under limited -- but definitely nonzero -- circumstances keeps growing. Last December I wrote about research that revealed that infectious, lethal proteins called prions have the …
  • Myomo, Inc. Prices Public Offering of Common Stock 08 Feb 2019 14:06 Tradingcharts.com Myomo, Inc. (NYSE American: MYO) ("Myomo" or the "Company"), a wearable medical robotics company that offers increased functionality for those suffering from neurological disorders and upper limb paralysis, today announced the pricing …
  • CONVERSATION PIECE: Thanks chef, but what the hell was on that steak? 08 Feb 2019 13:47 Daily Maverick Photo by Daria Volkova on Unsplash You throw up, your heart starts beating faster, your head aches and your throat closes. Not necessarily in that order but it is hard to pin down which happens first. It usually starts with a burning sensation in your …
  • Medically assisted dying in Canada: seeking better rules 07 Feb 2019 21:52 Radio Canada InternationaI Audrey Parker, 57, pictured here in September 2018, had stage 4 breast cancer that spread through her bones to her brain. She ended her life earlier than she really wants due to Canada's 'extreme' rules around medically assisted dying. (Kayla …
  • GPM Investments, LLC Raises More Than $244,000 to Help Kids and Adults with Muscular Dystrophy, ALS and Related Neuromuscular Diseases via Holiday Pinups 07 Feb 2019 15:09 PharmiWeb.com Muscular Dystrophy Association Posted on: 07 Feb 19 GPM Investments, LLC Raises More Than $244,000 to Help Kids and Adults with Muscular Dystrophy, ALS and Related Neuromuscular Diseases via Holiday Pinups GPM Investments reaches $1.38 million in giving …
  • A 39-year-old ALS patient dies in a minivan fire on his way to the Super Bowl 07 Feb 2019 03:16 Post-Tribune of Northwest Indiana A man with Lou Gehrig's disease who dreamed of going to the Super Bowl secured tickets from a charity, but was killed when the minivan he was traveling in caught fire on the way to Atlanta. News outlets report that 39-year-old Ed Cushman of Shelby, …
  • ALS patient killed in car fire, received tickets to Super Bowl from Team Gleason 05 Feb 2019 16:53 WBRZ ATLANTA (AP) - A man with Lou Gehrig's disease who dreamed of going to the Super Bowl secured tickets from a charity, but was killed when the minivan he was traveling in caught fire on the way to Atlanta. News outlets report that 39-year-old Ed Cushman …
  • ALS patient dies in ‘freak accident’ on way to Super Bowl 05 Feb 2019 15:50 Review Journal A man with Lou Gehrig’s disease who dreamed of going to the Super Bowl secured tickets from a charity, but was killed when the minivan he was traveling in caught fire on the way to Atlanta. ATLANTA — A man with Lou Gehrig’s disease who dreamed of going to …
  • Man who got Super Bowl tickets with Team Gleason's help dies in van fire on way to game 05 Feb 2019 14:47 SportingNews.com Former Saints player Steve Gleason's Team Gleason helped a man with ALS get Super Bowl tickets, but what should have been a heartwarming story ended in tragedy when the man died en route to the game. According to TheAdvocate.com, 39-year-old Ed Cushman …
  • ALS patient dies in minivan fire on way to Super Bowl dream 05 Feb 2019 12:58 The Republic ATLANTA — A man with Lou Gehrig’s disease who dreamed of going to the Super Bowl secured tickets from a charity, but was killed when the minivan he was traveling in caught fire on the way to Atlanta. News outlets report that 39-year-old Ed Cushman of …
  • Man with Lou Gehrig's disease given tickets to Super Bowl LIII, dies in vehicle accident 04 Feb 2019 23:40 WYFF NEW ORLEANS — A North Carolina man with Lou Gehrig's disease, who received tickets to watch the Super Bowl with the help of a former Saints player and his nonprofit foundation, was killed in a vehicle accident on the way to the game in Atlanta. A …

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