Hi Friends- just had to share this...
I recently got in contact with an old school friend of mine. The last time we were chatting, I was telling him about my PALS. It turns out that an old boxing friend of his has it too...
I was telling him how difficult it is trying to have a "normal"...
This just came out today from Colorado University and it looks like the most promising breakthrough on a possible cure for ALS to me anyway. Clinical studies will not be available for 1-3 years however. My sister listened to the program and sent me to this site to listen to it, though...
Most ALS May Stem from Protein Misfolding
By Crystal Phend, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today
Published: October 17, 2010
Adam J. Carinci, MD; Instructor, Harvard Medical School and
Dorothy Caputo, MA, RN, BC-ADM, CDE, Nurse Planner
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)...
I was diagnosed with ALS over 15 years ago. I went through cat scans, MRI's, mylograms, countless nerve conduction tests, blood tests,and had tissue removed from my thigh that was sent to the University of the Carolina's, that came back positive for motor neuron disease.
Since the neurologist...
motor neuron disease
My husband was diagnosed three years ago with PLS. However, I am not so sure it has remained PLS. He has progressed a lot this passed year. He has clonus right foot, and now left also. He has babinsky in right knee and now left knee is buckeling. His right had is so week he can hardly...