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Parkinson's Advocates in Research - Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF)

Parkinson's Advocates in Research - Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

Join PDF's Parkinson's Advocates in Research (PAIR) program to advance research and speed new treatments for Parkinson's.

Whether you are living with Parkinson's, a care partner or a research professional, there is a way for you to work with us to improve the lives and futures of people touched by Parkinson's.

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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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Cornell chemists show ALS is a protein aggregation disease

Cornell chemists show ALS is a protein aggregation disease | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Using a technique that illuminates subtle changes in individual proteins, chemistry researchers at Cornell University have uncovered new insight into the underlying causes of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
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Change in the way you walk could be key to Parkinson's diagnosis

Change in the way you walk could be key to Parkinson's diagnosis | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Changes in the way people walk could be an early sign of cognitive decline in Parkinson's disease, study finds
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Dr Ian Davis ticks off bucket list as he battles a terminal illness

Dr Ian Davis ticks off bucket list as he battles a terminal illness | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Dr Ian Davis is crossing off his bucket list after he was diagnosed with the aggressive motor neurone disease three years ago. The father has already jumped out of a plane
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Reese Witherspoon, Renée Zellweger Team Up to Support Friend with ALS

Reese Witherspoon, Renée Zellweger Team Up to Support Friend with ALS | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Emmy Rossum and Katharine McPhee also stepped out to support veteran publicist Nanci Ryder at Sunday's event
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Brainstorm CEO Offers Investors a Frank Outlook for ALS Therapy

Brainstorm CEO Offers Investors a Frank Outlook for ALS Therapy | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Given the usual hype surrounding small-cap biotechs, Brainstorm CEO Tony Fiorino is refreshingly candid about the company's chances of developing a stem-cell treatment to counter ALS symptoms.
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New telehealth system could improve quality of life for MND patients

New telehealth system could improve quality of life for MND patients | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
An innovative telehealth system and web resource developed with the help of patients and carers could revolutionise access to care and support for people with motor neurone disease (MND).
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USC rolls out the cardinal carpet on Stem Cell Awareness Day

USC rolls out the cardinal carpet on Stem Cell Awareness Day | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
The annual open house offers art, research and networking opportunities.
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Publicist to the stars Nanci Ryder reveals she has ALS

Publicist to the stars Nanci Ryder reveals she has ALS | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
A publicist who has represented A-listers like Reese Witherspoon and Leonardo DiCaprio has announced she has been diagnosed with ALS.
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Why Do Eye Muscles Furnction in ALS While Other Muscles Waste Away?

Why Do Eye Muscles Furnction in ALS While Other Muscles Waste Away? | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
As the first ice-bucket challenge funds are disbursed, researchers also hope to solve the puzzle of why certain muslces escape the ravages of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a detail that might lead to new treatments
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FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to NurOwn for the Treatment of ALS

FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to NurOwn for the Treatment of ALS | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc., a leading developer of adult stem cell technologies for neurodegenerative diseases, announced that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated NurOwn as a Fast Track product for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig's Disease).
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Second Thoughts on Out-of-Favor Parkinson’s Disease Treatment

Second Thoughts on Out-of-Favor Parkinson’s Disease Treatment | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
A small number of patients who underwent fetal-cell transplants are thriving two decades later.
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Young Woman's Video Goes Viral, Galvanizing Right-To-Die Movement

Young Woman's Video Goes Viral, Galvanizing Right-To-Die Movement | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
HARTFORD — Sara Myers understands 29-year-old Brittany Maynard's decision to end her life next month, a choice the terminally ill California woman has shared with the world in a YouTube video that has gone viral in recent days.
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The Steve Gleason effect: Doing the impossible; changing lives: Jeff Duncan

The Steve Gleason effect: Doing the impossible; changing lives: Jeff Duncan | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Former Saints standout inspires countless lives in his journey with ALS
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Woodlawn student supports ALS research

Woodlawn student supports ALS research | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
By: Amelia Woodall, sophomore at Woodlawn School in Mooresville 

DAVIDSON — This past weekend, I…
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4-year-old Danny Brusco's lemonade stand raises funds for ALS

4-year-old Danny Brusco's lemonade stand raises funds for ALS | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
By Rosemarie Mangano Cavanagh STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. –- I am a longtime friend of ALS. My husband, Martin Cavanaugh, had the disease and we were fortunate to have the support of the ALS Foundation, which I will never forget and...
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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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Signs of ALS Detected in the Eye : Feinberg School of Medicine: Northwestern University

Signs of ALS Detected in the Eye : Feinberg School of Medicine: Northwestern University | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Northwestern Medicine scientists identified the same protein deposits that are usually found in the brains of ALS patients in the retina, opening a new potential avenue for diagnosing and tracking the disease.
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Ann Romney seeks new model to find cures for neurologic disease : Her Goal $50K for ALS,Parkinsons,MS,Alzheimers and Brian Tumors

Ann Romney seeks new model to find cures for neurologic disease : Her Goal $50K for ALS,Parkinsons,MS,Alzheimers and Brian Tumors | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Her goal: raise $50 million over the next year to help find treatments and cures for five conditions: multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, Lou Gehrig’s (ALS), Parkinson’s, and brain tumors.
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New breakthrough in Parkinson’s research

New breakthrough in Parkinson’s research | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Sheffield University researchers have found vital new evidence on how to target and reverse the effects caused by one of the most common genetic causes of Parkinson’s Disease.
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ALS Association Mourns the Loss of National Board Member and ALS Advocate Cynthia Douthat - The ALS Association

ALS Association Mourns the Loss of National Board Member and ALS Advocate Cynthia Douthat - The ALS Association | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
The ALS Association encourages scientific research to find a cure for ALS, heightens awareness of the nature of the disease, stimulates volunteerism and activism, and increases awareness of government leaders to encourage support of research and patient care.
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Bill Gates Ice Water Challenge Spurs IPO Talk From Tobii

Bill Gates Ice Water Challenge Spurs IPO Talk From Tobii | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
The founder of a Swedish company that uses eye sensors to help people with disabilities is considering an initial public offering as the business world’s top names draw attention to Lou Gehrig’s disease through an Internet campaign.
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BrainStorm’s NurOwn Stem Cell ALS Therapy Designated “Fast-track” Product

BrainStorm’s NurOwn Stem Cell ALS Therapy Designated “Fast-track” Product | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a devastating neuromuscular disease that progresses swiftly, causing motor neuron degeneration and subsequent muscle
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Saints Fans vs. ALS: Gleason Gras 2014 and Pep Rally

Saints Fans vs. ALS: Gleason Gras 2014 and Pep Rally | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) also know as Lou Gehrig’s disease affects nearly 5,600 Americans every year.  The disease usually starts around the age of 60, but in some cases, such as former New Orleans Saints‘ safety and special teams connoisseur Steve Gleason, ALS can begin at a much younger age. Gleason, now 37, revealed to […]
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Drama on ALS picks up where Ice Bucket Challenge left off

Drama on ALS picks up where Ice Bucket Challenge left off | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
TAMPA — The nationwide frenzy over the Ice Bucket Challenge has dwindled a bit now that volunteers who invited a dousing have raised more than $115 million to fight ALS.
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Drug Slowed Progression Of Parkinson's Disease, In New Study

Drug Slowed Progression Of Parkinson's Disease, In New Study | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
The drug AT2101 slowed down the progression of Parkinson's disease in mice, in a new study, which if proven effective in humans, would make it the only drug on the market to go beyond merely treating the symptoms of the disease. In the study, which was published in the October edition of Neurotherapeutics, [...]
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