ALSN Vol. 11, No. 4

Posted on Saturday, April 1, 2006 - 16:05, By: Margaret Wahl
Angiogenin mutations likely boost ALS susceptibility Mutations in the gene for angiogenin (ANG), a protein that aids in the formation of new blood vessels, are new suspects in ALS susceptibility, says a multinational research...
Posted on Saturday, April 1, 2006 - 15:53, By: Margaret Wahl
(above) Alana Lysholm-Bernacchi is working at the gene chip fluidics station.
Posted on Saturday, April 1, 2006 - 15:40, By: Kathy Wechsler
When one member of the family is found to have ALS, everybody in the family — including the family dog — is affected by the disease in interesting and unpredictable ways. Some family members adapt better than others. The...
Posted on Thursday, April 1, 2004 - 16:41, By: Christina Medvescek
Last fall, Catherine Wolf, 58 and a nine-year ALS survivor, won a war with her insurance plan over long-term nursing coverage. Wolf, who is vent dependent, now has insurance coverage for round-the-clock skilled nursing. The...