Recent content by vmd

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    finished my talampanel trial

    I saw this recent article at the Science News site regarding talampanel and I thought I would post it unless someone else has already. Here are the first couple of paragraphs from the article and the link for the complete report. "ScienceDaily (Jan. 14, 2010) — A drug already used to treat...
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    Just came bye to say hello and to wish you a Merry Christmas

    Merry Christ's Mass to all of you and a prosperous New Year!
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    indigosd; Yes, it seems that there is no startling news in the article, but what I gathered from the article was that a coordinated effort by knowledgeable professionals can make life easier for the PALS. It seems to also imply that your run-of-the-mill neuro may not apply this knowledge to the...
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    Good news, cukita!
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    Some of you may have already read this article, but in case this has not been posted before... This comes from the Science Daily site. New Guidelines Identify Best Treatments To Help ALS Patients Live Longer, Easier ScienceDaily (Oct. 14, 2009) — New guidelines from the American Academy of...
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    A Miracle at Lourdes

    loelilly: Yes, Iv'e seen it. Vincent Price, he could create so many emotions with that look of his!
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    A Miracle at Lourdes

    I read the article below at the CNA website. I also have been given a miracle by God, since my weakness symptoms have not progressed for a couple of years. Turin, Italy, Aug 25, 2009 / 12:03 am (CNA).- A woman who suffered from a severe nerve disease now no longer uses her wheelchair and has...
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    Movie Thread

    Angels and Demons is a historically inaccurate diatribe against the Catholic Church. But what else is new? The Catholic Church seems to be the only institution that can be attacked without scruples. As a Catholic I am personally offended by this. I think it's disingenuous on the part of Ron...
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    Help me help my friend with ALS

    Thnak you Stu, we are all appreciative for your help for PALS.
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    He's gone but a special THANK YOU!

    Condolences to you and yours.
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    My husband Jay

    I am sorry for your loss and that of your family.
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    Beebe's daughter Stephanie

    Beebe: I share my condolences and prayers for your two great losses.
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    Skin test may predict Lou Gehrig's disease

    Yes, age has also a great deal to do with the degree to which skin will fall back into place. I'm assuming the researchers controlled for age and took similar aged individuals and found a difference between ALS and a control group. The problem is that the link does not specify the type of...
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    News Article about AL.

    Al, Thank you for sharing this news story.
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    people witth bulbar?

    rocmg: I am also sorry about your mom's fall and I worry about a possible concussion (since you said it was a nasty hit). Do you think she needs to be checked?