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FDA Approves Radicava (edaravone) to Treat ALS

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  • ALS walk to be held next weekend at Cosmo-Bethel Park 17 Aug 2017 23:39 Columbia Missourian COLUMBIA — The annual Columbia ALS walk is something "you can wrap your heart around," Bill Byington said. In 2014, after what Byington described as "a very private, hard battle," his father died of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's …
  • Quad Cities Walk to Defeat ALS Brings Hope to Iowans with ALS 17 Aug 2017 19:58 River Cities Reader The ALS Association Celebrates Supporters in the Quad Cities Thanks to generous support for the ALS Association, the first ALS treatment drug in 22 years was approved this past May. While the search continues for more treatments and cure, community …
  • GHS Neurological Institute recognized by ALS Association 12 Aug 2017 01:13 WYFF GHS Neurological Institute recognized by ALS Association Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 8:30 PM EDT Aug 11, 2017 Hide Transcript Show Transcript WEBVTT BRENNAN: GHS IS NOW THE ONLYHOSPITAL IN SOUTH CAROLINARECOGNIZED BY THE …
  • Two ALS patients in Buffalo first in U.S. to receive new drug 11 Aug 2017 19:24 United Press International (UPI) Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Two patients at the DENT Neurologic Institute near Buffalo, N.Y., will be the first in the nation to receive the newest drug to treat ALS in more than 20 years. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, is a progressive degenerative disease …
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Treatment Market Is Expected To Reach US$ 306.6 Mn By 2025 10 Aug 2017 14:57 PR Log New Market Research Reports Title "Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Treatment Market Is Expected To Reach US$ 306.6 Mn By 2025 – Credence Research" Has Been Added to Credenceresearch.com Report Database.     SAN JOSE, Calif. - Aug. 10, 2017 - …
  • Nancy Frates Says New ALS Treatment Offers Hope 09 Aug 2017 03:29 CBS Boston BOSTON (CBS) – A powerful wave of hope moving through the ALS community – the FDA has approved a drug for the first time in more than two decades that slows the symptoms of the devastating disease. Radicava has shown promising signs in Japan – slowing the …
  • First FDA-Approved Treatment For ALS In 22 Years Now Available In U.S. 08 Aug 2017 15:07 salesandmarketingnetwork.com JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 8, 2017 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America, Inc., today announced RADICAVA ™ (edaravone), an intravenous therapy indicated for all adult patients diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral …
  • U.S. STOCKS ON THE MOVE- Barnes & Noble, Freeport-McMoRan, Interpublic 25 Jul 2017 19:04 The Times of India * Eikon search string for individual stock moves: STXBZ * The Day Ahead newsletter: http://tmsnrt.rs/2ggOmBi * The Morning News Call newsletter: http://tmsnrt.rs/2fwPLTh The S&P hit a record and the Dow was higher on Tuesday, …
  • Wins $15.9M CIRM Grant for Phase III Trial of ALS Cell Therapy 22 Jul 2017 10:40 4-traders BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics has won a $15.9 million grant from Californias regenerative medicine agency toward a Phase III trial of its amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) cell therapy candidate NurOwn. The governing board of the California Institute for …
  • BrainStorm Wins $15.9M CIRM Grant for Phase III Trial of ALS Cell Therapy 21 Jul 2017 15:22 Genetic Engineering News BrainStorm said the patient population will be optimized to include faster-progressing patients who showed superior outcomes in NurOwn’s Phase II ALS trial (NCT02017912).  The company reported positive topline results from that 48-patient trial in July …

 

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  • Michael Emmett Purl, 1946-2017 23 Aug 2017 06:19 Madera Tribune Michael Emmett Purl died August 16, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family after a short and courageous battle with ALS/Lou Gehrig’s disease.Michael was born December 22, 1946 in Madera, California to Mary Grace Leggett and Emmett Purl, Jr. He …
  • Bob Acton’s legacy lives on at local park 23 Aug 2017 04:46 Beach Metro Community News Bob Acton's siblings: Colleen and Rose, along with wife Heather and children Reid and Avery at Bob Acton Park naming Aug. 19, 2017. PHOTO: Anna Killen The legacy of local hockey coach and community builder Bob Acton was out in full force over the …
  • Evansville Dental Office to Host Free Dentistry Day Fall 2017 23 Aug 2017 00:34 WGBF loongar Aside from my mortgage, I have spent more money on my mouth than anything else in my life. Yep, true story. I have had cleanings, cavities, caps, crowns, and even Invisilign brace. (Side note – if you are thinking about Invisilign – do it. They …
  • BAR HARBOR BANK & TRUST SPONSORS NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND WALKS TO DEFEAT ALS 22 Aug 2017 20:15 Bangor Daily News Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: Hayford Park, Union Street, Bangor, Maine For more information: 2076677100; bhbt.com NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Cathy Planchart, VP Corporate Communications & Community Relations …
  • Angelina Jolie had Bell's palsy; here's what we know about it 22 Aug 2017 18:03 Daily Tribune Actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie recently told Vanity Fair about her personal health struggles — threats of cancer that led her to the decisions to have a preventive double mastectomy and have her ovaries removed. She said she developed …
  • Comic and Telethon Host Jerry Lewis Dies at 91 22 Aug 2017 00:20 WebMD Aug. 21, 2017 -- Jerry Lewis, a consummate performer on stage and screen who used his fame to raise billions of dollars toward a cure for muscular dystrophy and other neuromuscular diseases, died Sunday at his home in Las Vegas. He was 91. Born Joseph …
  • Jim Krumel: Lima couples in ‘happening place’ for eclipse 21 Aug 2017 06:17 Lima News John and Barb Rezabek, of Lima, will be in “Hoptown” today. So will Larry and Sue Holt. What is happening in “Hoptown” — officially known as Hopkinsville, Kentucky — is the biggest thing to hit the city since its first McDonald’s restaurant opened. …
  • Jerry Lewis, Longtime MDA National Chairman, Telethon Star and Humanitarian, Dies 20 Aug 2017 23:07 PharmiWeb.com Muscular Dystrophy Association Posted on: 21 Aug 17 PR Newswire CHICAGO, Aug. 20, 2017 CHICAGO, Aug. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Muscular Dystrophy Association is deeply saddened by the death of beloved comedian, performer, …
  • Summertime sadness: 62 famous faces we've said goodbye to this year 20 Aug 2017 22:55 Herald Scotland The news that American comedian and actor, Jerry Lewis, has died at the age of 91, adds to a list of over 60 notable names from the world of entertainment, sport and politics that have died in 2017. Graham Taylor managed England from 1990 until 1993. He …
  • Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright, is dead at 73 20 Aug 2017 20:07 Daily Breeze NEW YORK — Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Oscar-nominated actor and celebrated author whose plays chronicled the explosive fault lines of family and masculinity in the American West, has died. He was 73. Family spokesman Chris Boneau …
  • ALS Association honors Niekro, Panfel for philanthropy 19 Aug 2017 19:34 Paulding Neighbor Former Atlanta Braves star pitcher Phil Niekro got involved with the ALS Association’s Georgia chapter decades ago, starting out by signing autographed items as a fundraiser. The association raises money for research and treatment of patients with …
  • Arthur Finkelstein, shadowy campaign mastermind and GOP operative, dies at 72 19 Aug 2017 17:17 Standard-Examiner (c) 2017, The Washington Post. Arthur J. Finkelstein, whose sharp, relentless attack ads helped elect dozens of conservative political candidates in the United States and abroad and made him a kingmaker in Republican circles for decades, died Aug. 18 at …
  • Massachusetts establishes “Ice Bucket Challenge Week” 19 Aug 2017 05:52 WWLP BOSTON (WWLP) – A Massachusetts man has inspired countless people around the world to dump buckets of ice water on their heads for a good cause. Now, the state is honoring him with a law to raise awareness about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known …
  • Lima football legend battling ALS 19 Aug 2017 01:01 Lima News Three Ohio State football legends came to Lima for a fundraiser for Lima Senior’s football program on Thursday night and one brought stunning news with him. Former Lima Senior, Ohio State and NFL player William White is being treated for ALS (Lou Gehrig’s …
  • Football stadium renamed to honor church member 18 Aug 2017 23:18 The Christian Chronicle JENKS, Okla. – Allan Trimble has wondered more than once what Jenks Public Schools administrators were thinking when they named him as Jenks High School’s head football coach in 1996, after he’d spent a year away from the sport. Thirteen state …
  • REFLECTIONS: CTE makes giving up football a no-brainer 18 Aug 2017 20:50 Berks-Mont Newspapers This fall there are kids all over Berks County playing youth and high school football. Their parents should ask themselves, “Should they be?” Before I continue, I must confess that I absolutely love football. My dad played semi-pro football and I grew up …
  • ALS/FTD Breakthrough Found With St. Jude Help 18 Aug 2017 06:33 Daily News VOL. 132 | NO. 164 | Friday, August 18, 2017 A team of scientists that includes researchers from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Mayo Clinic has made a breakthrough discovery about the causes of Lou Gehrig’s disease, paving the way for the …
  • Community leader, businessman Mike Purl dies at 71 18 Aug 2017 03:50 Madera Tribune Madera businessman and community leader Mike Purl died Wednesday, a victim of ALS/Lou Gehrig’s disease. He was 71. Purl was born in Madera, went to Madera schools and graduated from Madera Union High School. He received a degree in broadcast …
  • Pedro Martinez Pitches In Oldtime Baseball Game To Benefit ALS Research 18 Aug 2017 03:33 CBS Boston CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – Red Sox great and Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez took the mound at St. Peter’s Field in Cambridge Thursday night. It was a one, two, three first inning for number 45 during the 24th annual Oldtime Baseball Game benefiting the ALS Therapy …
  • ALS walk to be held next weekend at Cosmo-Bethel Park 17 Aug 2017 23:39 Columbia Missourian COLUMBIA — The annual Columbia ALS walk is something "you can wrap your heart around," Bill Byington said. In 2014, after what Byington described as "a very private, hard battle," his father died of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's …

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