ALSN Vol. 17, No. 4

MDA’s 2012 summer round of grants support research into multiple aspects of ALS

Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 - 09:45, By: Amy Madsen
Three new MDA grants totaling $891,156 have been awarded to research projects aimed at uncovering some of the many complex processes that underlie ALS. “Scientists are digging ever deeper into the underlying mechanisms at work in ALS,” said Sanjay Bidichandani, MDA’s vice president of research. “...

In the journey with ALS, the right equipment can make life so much better

Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 - 09:45, By: Christina Medvescek
Editor's note: Please be sure to check with your local clinic team, particularly the occupational therapist, for recommendations on hospital beds and other assistive sleep equipment. The local clinic team also may be able to help with questions about insurance and other funding options.

Getting enough sleep is essential to a caregiver's physical and mental health — here's some ways to catch more zzzz's

Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 - 09:45, By: ALSN Staff
Editor’s note (Sept. 28, 2012): This is a reprint of an article that first ran in the magazine in December 2001. Click here to read Give It a Rest.
Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 - 09:45, By: Amy Madsen
Note: The research news featured in the October-December Research Roundup is a compilation of these MDA ALS News Online articles:
Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 - 09:45, By: ALSN Staff
In a bow to the power of the Internet to instantly inform, the MDA/ALS Newsmagazine (ALSN) is advancing to a completely online magazine, beginning in January 2013. With this new format, ALSN online will expand and grow, offering new features and ways for the ALS community to communicate and...

Launched on Oct. 19, 2010, the National ALS Registry has grown to include registrants from all 50 states — but more ALS registrants are needed

Posted on Monday, October 1, 2012 - 09:45, By: ALSN Staff
In the two years since it was launched on Oct. 19, 2010, the National ALS Registry has grown to include registrants representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and developed into a comprehensive resource in the fight against ALS.
Posted on Sunday, July 1, 2012 - 09:35, By: ALSN Staff
Note: The research news featured in the July-September Research Roundup is a compilation of these MDA ALS News Online articles:

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