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  • 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 …
  • Bio Roundup: Duchenne Data, Roche Buys Foundation, IPO Wave & More 22 Jun 2018 11:06 Xconomy Xconomy National —  Biotech financing is a cyclical thing. Two years ago, the IPO window was unlatched but a number of companies ended up withdrawing their stock offerings. Others that pushed their IPOs through couldn’t sell shares at the price they …
  • Aquinnah Pharmaceuticals wins NINDS grant to advance novel therapies for ALS 21 Jun 2018 08:15 News-Medical.net June 21, 2018 Aquinnah Pharmaceuticals, leaders in stress granule biology, an exciting new target for the development of neurodegenerative therapeutics, announced today that it has been awarded $3.4 million from the National Institute of Neurological …
  • British man flies to Richmond every two weeks for ALS treatment 19 Jun 2018 23:09 NBC12 RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A man from England flies more than 3,000 miles every two weeks to Richmond hoping a clinical trial can help him live longer as he battles amyotrophic lateral sclerosis disease (ALS). Adam Ball, 31, of Manchester, England, is the only …
  • BrainStorm to Host Call Following President Trump's Citing of Company's ALS Treatment During "Right-to-Try" Bill Signing 01 Jun 2018 12:52 Kait Information contained on this page is provided by an independent third-party content provider. Frankly and this Site make no warranties or representations in connection therewith. If you are affiliated with this page and would like it removed please …
  • ALS: Immune cells may slow disease progression 24 May 2018 10:29 Medical News Today A new study brings hope for people with ALS. Immunotherapy may dramatically slow down the progression of the disease, it shows. The neurodegenerative condition amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) affects nerve cells, which control the movement of muscles, …
  • MDA, ALS ONE partner to accelerate ALS bio marker research 07 May 2018 09:05 Pharmabiz.com The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) announced that it has awarded a human clinical trial grant totaling $750,000 to Massachusetts General Hospital. This important grant was catalysed by ALS ONE, a partnership between four institutional leaders in ALS …

 

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  • As out-of-town investors buy WNY nursing homes, residents pay the price 21 Oct 2018 11:55 Buffalo News The son of Frank L. Williams stared at bedsores his 82-year-old father developed at a nursing home in the Town of Tonawanda. He thought his father had contracted “the Black Plague.” Doctors cut away Williams' rotting flesh, but the infection had …
  • Couple's Love Stronger Than Ever As They Fight Husband's ALS 20 Oct 2018 06:37 KNSD A local Border Patrol agent is faced with a life ending disease, but he and his wife are not giving up hope. It’s a love story that you won’t be forgetting about anytime soon. Jeff and Liz Miranda said they planned on growing old and gray together, but a …
  • Oct. 18 edition 19 Oct 2018 14:39 Carolina Coast Online Kids and Family   EI PARKS AND RECREATION HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL 6-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 in the Community Center gymnasium. Children can wear their costumes and enjoy playing games, creating a glow-in-the-dark mural, a cake walk, a photo booth, ID kits by …
  • There’s no God: Stephen Hawking in his last book 18 Oct 2018 13:07 Can India News New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) In “Brief Answers To The Big Questions”, the last book published in renowned physicist Stephen Hawkings name, he has reached the conclusion that there is no God. “There is no God. No one directs the universe,” he writes in “Brief …
  • ‘The most terrifying moment of my life’: Guns, knives prevalent as violent robberies in Mississauga and Brampton increasing 18 Oct 2018 10:03 Brampton Guardian “We are continually investing in technology and training to evolve our security measures in all of our branches,” she said in a statement. “Counselling and support services are available to all of our employees to ensure they have the support they need.” …
  • Joni Mitchell Fast Facts 18 Oct 2018 01:25 KBZK Bozeman News Here is a look at the life of singer, songwriter and painter Joni Mitchell. Personal: Birth date: November 7, 1943 Birth place: Fort Macleod, Alberta, Canada Birth name: Roberta Joan Anderson Father: William “Bill” Anderson, Air Force officer and grocer …
  • Letter to the Editor: Fighting ALS at App State with your help 17 Oct 2018 21:02 Appalachian I am the Dean of University Libraries, and I have ALS. You may have seen me in Belk Library walking slowly with the assistance of a rolling walker, or more recently driving a scooter around campus. My wife and I came to Appalachian State about a year ago. …
  • “There is no God, No one directs the universe” – Physicist Stephen Hawking says 17 Oct 2018 16:38 Ghana MMA There is no God – That’s the conclusion of the celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking, whose final book was published on Tuesday. The book, which was completed by his family after his death, presents answers to the questions that Hawking said he received …
  • For making untreatable disease treatable, Frank Bennett of Ionis shares $3 million Breakthrough Prize 17 Oct 2018 15:24 Sandiegouniontribune One had the technology. The other had the science. Both shared a mission. Frank Bennett and Adrian Krainer worked since 2004 to find a treatment for an incurable genetic disease called spinal muscular atrophy. In its most severe form, SMA can kill before …
  • Stephen Hawking Concludes ‘There Is No God’ in Final Book 17 Oct 2018 14:24 KTLA British scientist Stephen Hawking attends the launch of The Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence (CFI) at the University of Cambridge, in Cambridge, eastern England, on October 19, 2016. (Credit: NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images) × …
  • Art of Life fundraiser benefits artist living with ALS 17 Oct 2018 09:14 MyCentralJersey.com Chef Nikos Katsilianos talks about Greek food including grilled octopus at his restaurant Nikos Trapezi in Long Branch. Video by Robert Ward. Before her ALS diagnosis, in 2012, Flemington-based, 37-year-old artist, Lindsay Abromaitis-Smith was a …
  • Border Patrol agent faced with ALS 17 Oct 2018 08:35 KGTV 10News.com CHULA VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) - Jeff Miranda loved his job with the Border Patrol. His entire 17-year career was in San Diego County. Now, he’s battling a deadly disease that forced him into early retirement. Jeff and Liz Miranda live in Chula Vista. In …
  • Giant Vancouver poster collection goes to Simon Fraser library 16 Oct 2018 23:32 Vancouver Sun The late Perry Giguere with some of his poster collection. Arlen Redekop / Vancouver Sun Perry Giguere put up posters in Vancouver for four decades. And he tried to keep at least one copy of every poster he ever put up. But he often had duplicates, …
  • West Island Community Calendar for the week of Oct. 17 16 Oct 2018 21:42 Montreal Gazette Galleries and exhibitions Galerie de la ville, 12001 de Salaberry Blvd., in Dollard, presents an exhibition in various media exploring the subject of time by visual artists from the group Le Cercle 9. Begins Saturday and continues until Nov. 18. …
  • Giant Vancouver poster collection goes to Simon Fraser archives 16 Oct 2018 06:49 Vancouver Sun The late Perry Giguere with some of his poster collection. Arlen Redekop / Vancouver Sun Perry Giguere put up posters in Vancouver for four decades. And he tried to keep at least one copy of every poster he ever put up. But he often had duplicates, …
  • PHOTOS: AJ Capella leads A Toute Heure culinary team 15 Oct 2018 20:32 MyCentralJersey.com Chef Nikos Katsilianos talks about Greek food including grilled octopus at his restaurant Nikos Trapezi in Long Branch. Video by Robert Ward. Before her ALS diagnosis, in 2012, Flemington-based, 37-year-old artist, Lindsay Abromaitis-Smith was a …
  • Garinger High to retire Dwight Clark’s jersey Friday 15 Oct 2018 16:41 Charlotte Observer Garinger High School will retire Dwight Clark’s jersey during a special ceremony Friday. Clark passed away in June at the age of 61. He was a former Garinger High star who became an NFL All-Pro and two-time Super Bowl champion. He played for the 49ers …
  • The Easy Way May Not Be the Best 15 Oct 2018 16:34 HealthNewsDigest (HealthNewsDigest.com) - The steps cells take in response to challenges are more complex than previously thought, finds new research published in the journal eLIFE. The study investigates a system relevant to cancer, viral infection, and diabetes as well …
  • Young Innovators: U of S study homes in on causes of MS disability 15 Oct 2018 15:56 Star Phoenix Hannah Salapa's research may improve multiple sclerosis treatments. DAVID STOBBE / Saskatoon A University of Saskatchewan research team is a step closer to finding a cause of the nerve cell death experienced by people with multiple sclerosis (MS), …
  • Longtime NESN Cameraman John Martin Dies After Battle With ALS 15 Oct 2018 15:23 CBS Boston BOSTON (CBS) – Former NESN cameraman John Martin has died after a battle with ALS. Martin covered sports in Boston for over 19 years. His wife Adrienne said Martin died almost exactly two years after he was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease. In 2017, …

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