June 2016

The Complicated Connection Between Football and ALS

Then, in 2011, Gleason announced he had Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, otherwise known as ALS or Lou ... That’s in keeping with other research that shows that football players who have endured concussive blows to the head are at a higher risk for a ...

Research into ALS continues, but still no cure or prevention

Some 70 southern Arizonans have amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS. Most of them live in the Tucson ... be able to communicate and interact with our families," Dr. Horak said. Research into the disease is ongoing. "We don't know the cause and we still ...

Fundraiser for man with ALS is Saturday

Kennedy is a founding physical therapist at Kennedy Brothers Physical Therapy and is president of the Angel Fund, a nonprofit dedicated to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis awareness and research through Massachusetts General Hospital and Dr. Robert Brown ...

NDA for Potential ALS Treatment Submitted to FDA

for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The NDA submission was based on data from a clinical research program in patients with ALS in Japan. Edaravone is currently approved for the treatment of ALS in Japan and South Korea but is not ...

Omental Islet Transplant

Condition:   Type 1 Diabetes
Interventions:   Procedure: Omental Islet transplant;   Drug: Anti-Thymocyte Globulin;   Drug: Mycophenolate mofetil;   Drug: Tacrolimus;   Drug: Etanercept;   Drug: Sirolimus
Sponsor:   University of Alberta
Recruiting - verified June 2016

Walk to Defeat ALS is also a walk to bring hope

LOUIS, MO (KTVI) -Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative ... raising funds to sustain care services and support research for much of the next year. But it is also an opportunity to bring hope to people living with ALS ...