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ALS – Canadian Adult Stem Cell Research

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XJE8OxUn0d4 In this video by the Adaptive Canuck ALS Foundation, learn more about their work with families living with ALS and with adult stem cell research. Learn more about ALS here: http://bit.ly/ALSNewsToday…

13 ALS Facts You Should Know About

ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. A-myo-trophic comes from the Greek language. “A” means no. “Myo” is referring to the muscle, and “Trophic” means nourishment –…

ALS Awareness – Les Turner ALS Foundation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=emZjNcD484E In this Comcast NewsmakersIL video, learn more about the Les Turner ALS Foundation. “Since 1977, the Les Turner ALS Foundation has been Chicagoland’s leader in patient services, research, and education for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). The foundation serves nearly 90% of people living with ALS in the Chicagoland…

Astrocyte: the Star of Motor Neuron Disease

In this video by The University of Edinburgh, watch Chen Zhao from the School of Clinical Sciences present her three minute thesis entitled “Astrocyte: the Star of Motor Neuron Disease”. Learn more about ALS here: http://bit.ly/ALSNewsToday…

A Strong Voice for MND

In this MND Australia video, “Kirsten Harley speaks about her experience living with motor neurone disease at Parliament House, Canberra, 24 February 2016.” Learn more about ALS here: http://bit.ly/ALSNewsToday…

ALS Awareness #BeyondTheBucket: Embracing June

In this Embracing Life Through Love Inc. video, get to know more about the #beyondthebucket campaign, which has the “goal to help people learn more about what ALS actually is and the effect it has on the patients and families it effects.” Learn more about ALS here: http://bit.ly/ALSNewsToday…

7 ALS Headlines You Can’t Miss

1 – 7 Ways to Diagnose ALS Learn more about the different ways to diagnose ALS. Read full article: http://bit.ly/1UWLNAI   2 – ALS Gene Drives Disease Development Through Neuroinflammation, Researchers Find Mutations in the C9orf72 gene are the most common genetic cause leading to amyotrophic…