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GlobaAmyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)l Market Spotlight 2017-2027: Background, Treatment, Edidemiology ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)



Coherent News (press release) (blog)
 
GlobaAmyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)l Market Spotlight 2017-2027: Background, Treatment, Edidemiology ... 
GlobeNewswire (press release)
... were 46,080 incident cases of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in adults aged 40 years and older worldwide, and forecasts that number to increase to 54,750 incident cases by 2025. Oceania and Europe are estimated to have the highest disease ...
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Treatment Market ? Global Industry Insights, Trends, Outlook, and Opportunity ... Coherent News (press release) (blog)

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Research reveals atomic-level changes in ALS-linked protein - Medical Xpress



Research reveals atomic-level changes in ALS-linked protein 
Medical Xpress
The hnRNPA2 protein forms liquid droplets in a test tube as seen by light microscopy. These structures let the researchers test how disease mutations and functional modifications change the behavior of the proteins with atomistic detail. Credit ...

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Raymond Wesley Rose III, 45, professor who took fight against ALS on the road to raise public awareness - Philly.com



Philly.com
 
Raymond Wesley Rose III, 45, professor who took fight against ALS on the road to raise public awareness 
Philly.com
Dr. Rose took time to meet with elected officials such as then-State Rep. Josh Shapiro. now Pennsylvania attorney general; State House Majority Whip Bryan Cutler; and U.S. Rep. Brendan Boyle (D., Pa.) Boyle said he was heartbroken to learn of Dr. Rose ...

 


Shooters show up for Marian fundraiser - Woodstock Independent



Woodstock Independent
 
Shooters show up for Marian fundraiser 
Woodstock Independent
Since 2014, Steve and his family have waged their own battle against amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as ALS or Lou Gherig's disease). Families from Marian and several other area schools hosted a night to demonstrate solidarity with ALS ...

 


Home Care Agencies Often Wrongly Deny Medicare Help To The Chronically Ill - Kaiser Health News



Kaiser Health News
 
Home Care Agencies Often Wrongly Deny Medicare Help To The Chronically Ill 
Kaiser Health News
Securing Medicare coverage for home health services requires persistence, said John Gillespie, whose mother has gone through five home care agencies since she was diagnosed with ALS in 2014. He successfully appealed Medicare's decision denying coverage ...

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Stephen Hawking turns 76; How has he survived ALS for more than 50 years? - KIRO Seattle



KIRO Seattle
 
Stephen Hawking turns 76; How has he survived ALS for more than 50 years? 
KIRO Seattle
He's defied those odds by more than 50 years, but it's not exactly clear why Hawking has survived almost a full lifetime, when most patients diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) live no more than roughly three years after diagnosis ...
Stephen Hawking Turns 76 Today?Here's How the Brilliant Physicist Has Defied the Odds of Fatal ALS Disease Newsweek
Stephen Hawking Turns 76: How Has He Lived So Long With ALS? Live Science
Physicist and ALS Survivor Stephen Hawking Celebrates His 76th Birthday Rare Disease Report
Times Now 
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RVA's Warrior Queen - Richmond magazine (blog)



Richmond magazine (blog)
 
RVA's Warrior Queen 
Richmond magazine (blog)
Editor's note: Hollister J. Lindley, a longtime food writer for Richmond magazine, died Nov. 3, 2017, after years of battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive disease affecting nerve cells that control voluntary muscle movement. ?I ...

 


How did we evolve to live longer? - EurekAlert (press release)



How did we evolve to live longer? 
EurekAlert (press release)
Indeed, in the study, the authors found that specific mutations in human p62, which cause a neurodegenerative disease called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), can prevent activation of p62 by ROS. These cells are then unable to induce protective ...

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Casino night at Stratton Hall in Chattanooga benefits ALS patients - Chattanooga Times Free Press



Chattanooga Times Free Press
 
Casino night at Stratton Hall in Chattanooga benefits ALS patients 
Chattanooga Times Free Press
Ever since his diagnosis in November 2016, Chattanooga resident Craig Carter has envisioned raising support for other people afflicted by a disease that has long "been in the shadows": amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's ...

 


Cellular traffic jam seen in ALS/FTD -- Supports drug strategy: TDP ... - Science Daily



Cellular traffic jam seen in ALS/FTD -- Supports drug strategy: TDP ... 
Science Daily
A cellular traffic jam appears to affect neurons in most forms of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), researchers have shown. The findings suggest that a drug strategy aimed at easing the traffic jam may be generalizable to sporadic and at least some ...

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