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: iBrain & Stephen Hawking a Device That Can Read

: iBrain & Stephen Hawking a Device That Can Read | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
NeuroVigil's iBrain may help people with A.L.S., like Stephen Hawking, communicate using advanced machine-brain interfaces.

 

About the Hawking experiment: "The idea is to see if Stephen can use his mind to create a consistent and repeatable pattern that a computer can translate into, say, a word or letter or a command for a computer."

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Michael Lopez Jr. Celebration Of Life - Saying Good By to All American "Magic Mike"

★ Final Farewell To Mike Lopez Jr.★

It is hard to imagine anyone who followed football in Oregon in the 1980′s not remembering his name. It struck fear into many an opponent and his #19 was called and shouted often at Oregon State where he did some legendary things. He was one of the greatest athletes to every come out of Oregon and was an All American and named Gatorade Player Of The Year. The 1981 Graduate of Aloha was truly special in every way and was known by those closest to him as “Magic Mike”! ♥

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Largest Clinical Trial of Three Different Types of Drugs Finds Levodopa Therapy Most Effective to Start for Parkinson's Disease

Largest Clinical Trial of Three Different Types of Drugs Finds Levodopa Therapy Most Effective to Start for Parkinson's Disease | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

In one of the largest randomized trials to compare three different classes of Parkinson's disease drugs, investigators found that levodopa achieves somewhat better control of motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease than do dopamine agonists and monoamine oxidase type B inhibitors.

Initial treatment with levodopa appears.................................

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Potential cure for Motor neurone disease | Lou Gehrigs Disease is discovered

Potential cure for Motor neurone disease | Lou Gehrigs Disease  is discovered | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Researchers from the Sheffield Institute of Translational Neuroscience are devising a strategy to treat the faulty gene, which causes the condition.
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Browse ALS Clinical Trials | ALS Clinical Research | The Northeast ALS Consortium (NEALS) and ALS Association

Browse ALS Clinical Trials | ALS Clinical Research | The Northeast ALS Consortium (NEALS) and ALS Association | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

With help from the ALS Association, NEALS provides up-to-date information for finding both federally and privately funded clinical studies focusing on ALS and motor neuron diseases. You can locate both interventional trials, which examine if treatments are effective and safe under controlled environments, and observation trials, which examine people in more natural environments.

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Judge Approves Uncapped NFL Concussion Settlement | Includes those with ALS

Judge Approves Uncapped NFL Concussion Settlement | Includes those with ALS | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

"A young retiree with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease, would receive $5 million, a 50-year-old with Alzheimer's disease would get $1.6 million and an 80-year-old with early dementia would get $25,000," the AP reports.

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75 years after Gehrig speech, slow progress treating ALS

75 years after Gehrig speech, slow progress treating ALS | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
July 4th is the 75th anniversary of baseball great Lou Gehrig's
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From Baseball Star to Battling ALS

From Baseball Star to Battling ALS | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
I once prided myself on my strong hands. They helped me become a baseball star and eventually captain the Boston College Eagles in 2007. They helped me grip the bat, fire the barrel through the zone and squeeze a fly ball safely into my outfield mitt...
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U.S. Neurologist Care Saves 4,600 Lives of People with Parkinson's Each Year

U.S. Neurologist Care Saves 4,600 Lives of People with Parkinson's Each Year | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

MIAMI, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) released an important study stressing the importance of neurologist care at the 18th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders in Stockholm this week. The key finding is that expert neurologist care not only saves about 4,600 lives, but better access to this.

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Inspirational|Unique|One of a Kind|Sterling Silver Jewelry|Hand Stamped-Made in Oregon| USA

Inspirational|Unique|One of a Kind|Sterling Silver Jewelry|Hand Stamped-Made in Oregon| USA | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

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Can 3D brain view help treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's?

Can 3D brain view help treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's? | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
In a breakthrough that may help in developing drugs for Alzheimer's and other neurological disorders, researchers have developed a 3D view of an important receptor in the brain.
This receptor allows us to learn and remember, and its dysfunction can result in a wide range of neurological diseas
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ALS patients preserve their voice with 'voice banking' | Model Talker

ALS patients preserve their voice with 'voice banking' | Model Talker | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
As Vashti Ross prepares to lose her ability to speak, she is recording her voice now with the help of a computer program called Model Talker.
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★Congratulations to Emory’s 2014 Atlanta Top Doctors| Dr. Glass makes the list once again

★Congratulations to Emory’s 2014 Atlanta Top Doctors| Dr. Glass makes the list once again | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
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Help Support Paul Trask fighting ALS by: Debra Lynn Trask

Help Support Paul Trask fighting ALS by: Debra Lynn Trask | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Thank you for visiting our page. We are posting this page in an effort to help Paul in his fight with ALS Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. Paul began his struggle with this disease at the age of 48. He courageously faced this disease with confidence and without...
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We are so very blessed to have the family, friends, and friends of friends who have been willing to share this journey with us. Thank yo so very much to all of you who have donated to us to help keep Paul healthy and share our burden. It was hard for us to have to "ask" again, we have had to ask for assistance in other areas over the past few years and it is humbling to have to do so. But we knew it was time and there were no other options. Thank you, Thank you.!

If you wish to donate completely anonymous you may also send a donation and reference Paul Trask to

Hanover Valley Presbyterian Church
133 Carlisle Street
Hanover, PA 17331

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Former N.F.L. Players Make Difficult Choice in Opposing Concussion Settlement

Former N.F.L. Players Make Difficult Choice in Opposing Concussion Settlement | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Ex-players who oppose the N.F.L.’s concussion settlement struggle with the knowledge that they are keeping payments from others with life-threatening conditions like A.L.S.


American Man Documentary Trailer: http://vimeo.com/39458228


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Through community advocacy, Oak Grove, Oregon leader living with ALS has support network

Through community advocacy, Oak Grove, Oregon leader living with ALS has support network | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Fred Nelligan, 61, has been biking, running, hiking and working with dogs his whole life. The Oak Grove community leader was diagnosed with ALS last year, an especially cruel disease for someone who loves to move, because it slowly strips away mobility.
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Thank You Major League Baseball | History Channel for Supporting ALS Awareness & Research - YouTube

This minute-long public service announcement (PSA) is slated to air on Jumbotrons in Major League Baseball parks across the U.S. in recognition of the 75th A...
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Gifts of Hope - Priceless | *Donate to Massachusetts General Hospital for ALS research |

Gifts of Hope - Priceless | *Donate to Massachusetts General Hospital for ALS research | | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Today as I watched my husband, stilled of any movement for several years from ALS, type an email to our lawyer to settle life for the rest of us, I realized that his blinks were coming so much slower, sometimes spaced by several seconds.  His only means of communication using words comes at a cos...
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Dad's walk down the aisle more like a miracle | Augie Nieto

Dad's walk down the aisle more like a miracle  |  Augie Nieto | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
RANCHO PALOS VERDES – The guests were crying before the wedding began, even before the bride set foot in the aisle atop a cliff, perched splendidly in the Saturday afternoon sunshine and high above the Pacific Ocean.
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Cannabis May Treat Lou Gehrig’s Disease - Leaf Science

Cannabis May Treat Lou Gehrig’s Disease - Leaf Science | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Marijuana-based treatments could delay the progression of a fatal condition known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
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Celebrate America’s Birthday in Cooperstown with History, Pageantry at Hall of Fame | Baseball Hall of Fame

Celebrate America’s Birthday in Cooperstown with History, Pageantry at Hall of Fame | Baseball Hall of Fame | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

COOPERSTOWN, NY) – On America’s 238th birthday, the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is the place to be to celebrate the National Pastime – and the 75th anniversary of one of baseball’s iconic moments. The Museum will honor the Diamond Anniversary of Lou Gehrig Day – held at Yankee Stadium on July 4, 1939 – with

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Augie Nieto, fighting ALS, prepares for a walking miracle

Augie Nieto, fighting ALS, prepares for a walking miracle | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
The diagnosis was ALS. Lou Gehrig's disease. Augie Nieto seemed far too healthy, far too blessed and far too young for such a fate. That was nine years ago. By most expectations, Augie should be dead. But next weekend, at a park by the Pacific Ocean, Augie plans to walk his daughter down the aisle.
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Dying Man's Video Advice For Daughter

Dying Man's Video Advice For Daughter | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Motor Neurone Disease sufferer Ian Pratt is recording advice for his three-year-old so he can be there for her when she is older.
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Despite debilitating disease, former Alabama fullback takes brain-injury message to Washington-U.S. Senate

Despite debilitating disease, former Alabama fullback takes brain-injury message to Washington-U.S. Senate | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Former Alabama and NFL fullback Kevin Turner served as a panelist at a legislative briefing on the long-term consequences of sports-related brain injuries and concussions for the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging and the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force. Turner said only a few words on Wednesday in Washington - not because he didn't have plenty he wanted to say, but because the disease that's taking his life bit by bit makes it hard for him to be understood.
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Steve Gleason seeks $500 million to find ALS cure

Steve Gleason seeks $500 million to find ALS cure | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
After a summit on the disease last year, Team Gleason is now starting 'Answer ALS,' setting up a council of patients, care givers, doctors, researchers, and pharmaceutical companies to find new therapies for treatment, like using stem cells.
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By Jeff Duncan, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

http://www.nola.com/saints/index.ssf/2014/06/steve_gleason_launches_bold_ne.html

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*Global Day of Recognition for ALS | MND *

*Global Day of Recognition for ALS | MND * | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

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FDA OK's Alexion's Soliris to treat rare neurological disorder

FDA OK's Alexion's Soliris to treat rare neurological disorder | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

CHESHIRE -- Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced Tuesday that its drug Soliris has been approved to treat a rare, debilitating neurological disorder.

The Cheshire-based pharmaceutical firm said in a news release that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, granted orphan drug status to Soliris for treating................................

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