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The NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System, which may forestall the need for invasive ventilation, has been approved by the FDA for humanitarian use in ALS
Posted on Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 06:16, By: Amy Madsen
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the NeuRx Diaphragm Pacing System for treatment of hypoventilation (inadequate breathing) in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Posted on Thursday, July 1, 2010 - 13:51, By: ALSN Staff
Augie Nieto, co-chair with his wife Lynne of MDA’s ALS Division and head of MDA’s ALS research initiative Augie’s Quest, has written his latest book using a toe-operated trackball.
Co-Chair of MDA’s ALS Division writes Reciprocity with toe-operated trackball
Posted on Wednesday, June 16, 2010 - 12:37, By: Miriam Davidson
When MDA ALS Division Co-Chair Augie Nieto was a young businessman just starting out, he had an idea that laid the groundwork for his later, multimillion-dollar success in the fitness industry. Instead of selling his unwanted exercise bikes at a loss, he sent 50 of them as gifts to health club...
‘Surfer bums’ enter brutal cross-country cycling race to raise funds for ALS research
Posted on Friday, July 24, 2009 - 10:43, By: Bill Norman
Many fundraising events for Augie’s Quest (MDA’s aggressive ALS research initiative) tend to be glamorous galas attracting high-profile socialites to genteel settings.
There was nothing genteel about the fundraiser that began June 20 as part of Race Across America (RAAM). It’s one of the...
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2007 - 09:16, By: Margaret Wahl
Posted on Monday, October 1, 2007 - 09:16, By: Christina Medvescek