ALSN Vol. 6, No. 6

Posted on Saturday, December 1, 2001 - 07:00, By: ALSN Staff
Last year, a research group based at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore made headlines by injecting stem cells into rodents paralyzed by an ALS-like disease — and restoring movement. Those experiments raised hopes that stem cells could be used to replace or repair the muscle-controlling nerve...

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

Posted on Saturday, December 1, 2001 - 07:00, By: Christina Medvescek
The National Sleep Foundation recently confirmed what Mom probably told you a long time ago: The average adult requires at least eight hours of sound sleep a night. But to caregivers who are up and down all night helping their loved ones with serious conditions like ALS, that may sound like a...