Posted on Tuesday, January 1, 2008 - 17:00, By: Margaret Wahl
ALS specialists discuss clinical trial results, methods at Toronto conference Some 750 conferees, mostly ALS clinical and scientific experts, gathered in Toronto Dec. 1-3 for the 18th International Symposium on ALS/MND (Motor Neuron Disease), sponsored by the British Motor Neurone Disease...

Keeping active helps both mind and body

Posted on Monday, October 1, 2007 - 09:16, By: ALSN Staff
Why is exercise important? Along with helping to combat stress, proper exercise is important for preventing atrophy of muscles from disuse — a key to remaining mobile for as long as possible — and for keeping your cardiovascular system strong. The key to gaining these benefits is finding the most...
Posted on Saturday, September 1, 2007 - 09:16, By: Other
ALS-statin interactions probed A report this summer from the World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Centre for International Drug Monitoring caused a stir by suggesting that widely prescribed cholesterol-lowering drugs might raise the risk of developing ALS.