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Quicker Access to Experimental Drugs - NYTimes.com

Quicker Access to Experimental Drugs - NYTimes.com | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

The Food and Drug Administration has proposed a greatly simplified process for doctors to obtain experimental drugs for patients who are suffering from serious or life-threatening illnesses and have no other alternative. In a breathtaking reduction of red tape, the simplification should reduce the time it takes a doctor to apply for..............

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Experimental Drugs for Terminally Ill Are at Center of Growing Debate Over States’ “Right to Try” Laws

Experimental Drugs for Terminally Ill Are at Center of Growing Debate Over States’ “Right to Try” Laws | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Imagine you were terminally ill and had exhausted all conventional treatments for your sickness. Then you hear about a promising drug that had the potential to cure you, but it hadn’t been approved for use. You might be willing to give that drug a try, figuring you had nothing to lose.

That’s the reasoning behind three states’ recent approval of “right to try” laws, where physicians may recommend potentially life-saving drugs to their patients before FDA approval.
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How 23andMe, A Personal Genetic Testing Company, Saved My Life (VIDEO)

How 23andMe, A Personal Genetic Testing Company, Saved My Life (VIDEO) | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Last month, the Food and Drug Administration ordered the Google-backed startup 23andMe to stop providing health information to the customers who purchase their personal genetic testing kits.
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FDA Granted Fast Track Designation for Genervon’s Breakthrough Biotechnology Multi-Target #ALS Drug GM604 Expediting Drug Approval Process

FDA Granted Fast Track Designation for Genervon’s Breakthrough Biotechnology Multi-Target #ALS Drug GM604 Expediting Drug Approval Process | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
In a huge victory for ALS sufferers, FDA granted Genervon Biopharmaceuticals a fast track designation for its first in class highly effective multi-target master regulator biotechnology drug GM604 for ALS.
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Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics Inc : BrainStorm and Octane to Develop Revolutionary Bioreactor-Based NurOwn Stem Cells Production Process

Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics Inc : BrainStorm and Octane to Develop Revolutionary Bioreactor-Based NurOwn Stem Cells Production Process | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics , a leading developer of
adult stem cell technologies for neurodegenerative diseases, announced
today that it has signed an agreement with Octane.

BrainStorm is currently conducting a Phase I/II clinical trial in ALS patients at the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem and is planning to expand its clinical development in the USA, pending FDA approval. Towards that goal, the Company has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Massachusetts Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital to begin ALS human clinical trials at these institutions.
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FDA January Approvals Bring New Parkinson's Therapies to U.S. Market | Michael J. Fox Foundation

FDA January Approvals Bring New Parkinson's Therapies to U.S. Market | Michael J. Fox Foundation | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
This past month the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved two new formulations of traditional Parkinson's therapy levodopa/carbidopa. Both therapies are designed to avoid "off" time in Parkinson's — when symptoms return before another dose of medication is due.
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Pacific Cove's curator insight, March 1, 4:13 AM

So what do I see now when I look in that mirror? I see a face that's begun to mask. I see a tremor that I can't control, and I see a body that moves with a great deal more effort that it once did. But when I talk to that reflection, I can now say, "Of all times to be staring down Parkinson disease, we are living in the most promising." #Parkinsons #Seniors #Tremors #Caregiving #Caregiver

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Public warned of fly-by-night stem cell procedures and products

Public warned of fly-by-night stem cell procedures and products | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Health authorities warned the public anew on Saturday about health facilities and medical practitioners offering unauthorized stem cell therapy and products.
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23andMe Stops Offering Genetic Tests Related To Health

23andMe Stops Offering Genetic Tests Related To Health | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
23andMe, the genetic testing startup backed by Google Ventures and Facebook billionaire Yuri Milner, will stop offering test results related to customer's health in order to comply with a warning letter sent by the Food and Drug Administration on...
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FDA Meeting to Focus on Regulatory Paradigm of Developing, Evaluating ALS Therapies

FDA Meeting to Focus on Regulatory Paradigm of Developing, Evaluating ALS Therapies | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will soon hold a public meeting to obtain input on ways to enhance the development of new therapies to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), better known,...
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Guide helps stem cell researchers go through FDA approval process from Trials to bedside

Guide helps stem cell researchers go through FDA approval process from Trials to bedside | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
In an effort to help researchers move promising therapies from the laboratory to...
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