ALSN Vol. 12, No. 10

Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2007 - 09:16, By: Margaret Wahl
New studies strongly support ALS-angiogenin connection A study conducted by investigators at several institutions in Boston has added additional support to an existing hypothesis based on earlier studies that mutations in the gene for angiogenin can cause ALS, or at least increase susceptibility to...
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2007 - 09:16, By: Margaret Wahl
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2007 - 09:16, By: Kathy Wechsler
Richard Holland spends much of the day composing and arranging R&B, pop and gospel music from his home digital recording studio in West Newton, Pa. After receiving a diagnosis of ALS in 2005, Holland, 57, has had to alter the way he creates music. Shake your groove thing

Caring for others comes with a price — and a reward

Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2007 - 09:16, By: Amy Madsen
"It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself." — Ralph Waldo Emerson Caring for someone with ALS may be one of the most difficult things a person will ever do. The physical and emotional demands caregivers face can be...
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2007 - 09:16, By: Freelance
Sam and Jo-Ann Goldstein of St. Louis have shared their journey with ALS since Sam received his diagnosis of limb-onset ALS in August 2005. In this fifth installment of an intermittent series, Jo-Ann discusses how ALS has changed their roles in life. Every family is different, just as every...
Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2007 - 09:16, By: Alyssa Quintero
In February 2004, Leonard Picton of Ellicott City, Md., received a diagnosis of ALS. Immediately, Leonard, 65, and his wife, Lee, who has multiple sclerosis, went into ultra-financial-planning mode. For Lee, the question became, “Will we have enough money left to take care of me when Leonard’s gone...

’Wings’ soars high for MDA

Posted on Thursday, November 1, 2007 - 09:16, By: ALSN Staff

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