Author Archives: Marta Figueiredo PhD

ALS Association Emphasizes Importance of Feeding Tubes

To commemorate Feeding Tube Awareness Week, the ALS Association recently highlighted the benefits of feeding tubes in the lives of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The association recalled a previous interview with two feeding tube experts at the ALS Center of Excellence at Hennepin Healthcare, in Minneapolis, Minnesota,…

COVID-19 Safety Measures Announced for Biomarker Study

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America (MTPA) is taking proactive measures to address patient safety in its REFINE-ALS biomarker study during the COVID-19 pandemic. The company announced revisions to the study’s protocol that give participants the option to participate virtually, through the use of telemedicine (medical care delivered virtually) and…

Top 10 ALS Stories of 2020

ALS News Today brought you daily coverage of key findings, treatment developments, clinical trials, and other important events related to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) throughout 2020, a year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a…