MDA/ALS Newsmagazine Vol. 6, No. 2


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 resea...
David Jayne, 40, of Rex, Ga., is a long-term survivor well known in the ALS community as a mentor and a champion of issues concerning people with ALS. Recently, Jayne has been the driving force behind reintroduction of the Homebound Clarification Act of 2001, H.R. 1490. The federal measure aims to e...

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