ALSN Vol. 16, No. 3

Posted on Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 15:08, By: Freelance
Consider these statistics:

With the help of planning, persistence and technology, some people prefer to live on their own

Posted on Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 14:35, By: Miriam Davidson
When it comes to living independently with ALS, Fern Cohen of Queens, N.Y., tells it like it is. “I can live without a man,” Cohen states on her blog, “but I can’t live without my machines.”

Five different but important strategies are under investigation by MDA-supported ALS researchers

Posted on Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 13:35, By: Amy Madsen
ALS is a disease that holds tight to its many secrets, even after decades of relentless pressure by dedicated and well-qualified researchers. Part of the complexity of ALS is that it involves multiple biological components and pathways, presents in many forms, and likely is caused, in whole or in...
Posted on Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 11:07, By: ALSN Staff
Reactivated virus may contribute to ALS Autopsy samples have shown a viral protein called HERV-K reverse transcriptase is much more prevalent in ALS brain samples than in brain samples obtained from people who died of other causes.