Friday, April 20, 2012

ALS MND Daily News Digest

ALS patients differ on treatment choices in later phases of disease
EurekAlert (press release)
NEW ORLEANS – Two new studies analyzing treatment decisions in late-stage amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patients shed light onto treatments aimed to extend the duration and quality of life in this progressively debilitating neuromuscular disorder ...
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Playing for Dad: Rick Cook lost his battle to ALS, but daughter Carlie carries ...
Tulsa World
He put up a brave fight before dying of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - Lou Gehrig's Disease - at 49. "Even though I can't see my dad, he's always with me in my heart," Carlie Cook said. "Every time I step on the field, I know he is watching me ...
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Giving as Receiving: The True Rewards of Charity
The Nonprofit Quarterly
She founded the nonprofit Hope Loves Company after losing her first husband, Kevin O'Donnell, to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (better known as ALS, or Lou Gehrig's Disease). ALS is a degenerative nerve disease. Patients gradually experience muscle ...
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