MDA/ALS Newsmagazine Vol. 12, No. 1

January 2007

Cover Story

On Nov. 30, scientists from the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in Phoenix announced results of their high-tech...

Features

Like hotels and hospitals, there are good and bad nursing homes. Even the best isn't the same as living at home, but residential facilities offer round-the-clock care that may be impossible to get at home. Some people with ALS choose to go to nursing homes as an act of control over "being a burden"...
Mila Sales, Cathy Wolf's head nurse, puts on Cathy's Headmaster collar for head support. Cathy Wolf used to write funny poetry for her two best friends on their birthdays. She used to work on her college newspaper. She wrote a dissertation to achieve a doctoral degree. Having received a dia...

Research Roundup

Editor’s Note: The 17th International Symposium on ALS/MND (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis/Motor Neurone Disease), held in Yokohama, Japan, Nov. 30 through Dec. 2, showcased important research findings, many of which involved MDA research grantees and clinicians. News items from the meeting are...

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