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Posted on Saturday, September 1, 2007 - 09:16, By: Margaret Wahl
New York author Philip Carlo first started showing the symptoms that eventually would be diagnosed as ALS in February 2005.
“I was coming back from doing an interview of Richard the Ice Man at Trenton [N.J.] State Prison,” recalls the 58-year-old Carlo, who has published five books of true and...
Posted on Friday, August 1, 2003 - 13:20, By: Margaret Wahl
Long-term NIV success
Ed White knows a lot about assisted ventilation in ALS, a disease he’s had for 11 years. For eight years, he’s breathed with the help of a noninvasive ventilation (NIV) system.
Posted on Sunday, April 1, 2001 - 07:00, By: ALSN Staff
MDA/ALS Center Director recommends better planning
Using a noninvasive ventilation device in ALS may actually weaken respiratory muscles faster than not using one, a preliminary study in the March issue of Muscle & Nerve suggests. On the other hand, the use of such devices was found by the...