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'A personal journey through my life': Stephen Hawking presents moving documentary about his illness and his genius

'A personal journey through my life': Stephen Hawking presents moving documentary about his illness and his genius | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Stephen Hawking has captured the imaginations of millions across the planet and now, a new documentary is set to give a unique insight into the personal life of one of physics' most dynamic characters.
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Michael Lopez Jr. Celebration Of Life - Saying Good Bye to All American "Magic Mike" RIP: 1/13/2013 - In Loving Memory of Michael - Forever in Our Hearts #19

★ 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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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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The Benefits of Medical Marijuana on Muscle Spasms

The Benefits of Medical Marijuana on Muscle Spasms | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Michigan Medical Marijuana is approved for use in muscle spasms. The Endocannabinoid system is involved in neuromuscular disease and spasm.
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Water boxing program provides relief, support for Parkinson's disease patients

Water boxing program provides relief, support for Parkinson's disease patients | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
It’s a beautiful Monday morning in February, but the six boxers who show up for their group fitness class at the YMCA in Randolph, New Jersey, waste little time discussing the weather.
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks at UPMC Concussion Symposium

Dale Earnhardt Jr. speaks at UPMC Concussion Symposium | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
This is the second consecutive year UPMC and the Steelers partnered to host a free event for Western Pennsylvania athletic personnel. 
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On the trail of Parkinson's disease
Chemists prove what happens when selective mutations occur to alpha-synuclein protein

On the trail of Parkinson's disease<br/>Chemists prove what happens when selective mutations occur to alpha-synuclein protein | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

In a complex series of experiments they examined what the effects were of changing a single amino acid in the protein. The physicochemists were able to prove how.............................

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Video: ALS WARRIOR FRANK MONGIELLO'S FIGHT FOR ALL TERMINALLY ILL AMERICANS

Produced by:Loving Life Productions Website: http://www.lovinglifeproductions.net/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lovinglifeproductions/
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Support The MND/ALS Emergency Hotline. Every Disease Requires The Proper Care And Knowledge

Support The MND/ALS Emergency Hotline. Every Disease Requires The Proper Care And Knowledge | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
My Concern for MND/ALS Protocol and MND/ALS Hotline In the past several months I have experienced some very important concerns of ALS patients being admitted into local hospitals under pneumonia and other Flu like symptoms. Over 17 ALS patients in the past 4 months have died. In many cases th
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BrainStorm seeks early approval for stem cell treatment in Canada

BrainStorm seeks early approval for stem cell treatment in Canada | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Israel's BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics is seeking early approval in Canada for its adult stem cell treatment for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a neuro-degenerative disease, even before it completes late-stage clinical trials.
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Microsoft app helps people with ALS speak using just their eyes

Microsoft app helps people with ALS speak using just their eyes | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
A smartphone app called GazeSpeak uses eye movements to predict the words you want to say, allowing people with motor disabilities to communicate faster
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Moulton introduces bill to speed benefits to those with ALS

Moulton introduces bill to speed benefits to those with ALS | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
SALEM — Salem Congressman Seth Moulton has helped introduce a bipartisan bill to accelerate benefits for those diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.
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Blood test might make Parkinson's diagnosis easier

Blood test might make Parkinson's diagnosis easier | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
A blood test may be as accurate as a spinal fluid test for differentiating Parkinson's disease from atypical parkinsonism disorders, according to a new study.
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Creating Personal Voices For All-Voice Banking

Creating Personal Voices For All-Voice Banking | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

The ModelTalker System is a revolutionary speech synthesis software package developed by the Nemours Speech Research Laboratory and designed to benefit people who are losing or who have already lost their ability to speak. It allows people who use a Speech Generating Device (SGD) to communicate with a unique personal synthetic voice that is representative of their own voice.

To learn more, see the FAQ section under Help, or select an option under our Voices menu to get started right away!

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11 Health Benefits of Juicing - Factual Facts

11 Health Benefits of Juicing - Factual Facts | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Juicing is not new, and the health benefits associated with it have been known for many years. With more focus on good nutrition and natural health alternatives these days, more and more people are paying attention to juicing. Although there is a bit of work associated with juicing, if you do it yourself, in the long run, it makes it easy to get the maximum health benefits from a number of nutritious fruits and vegetables at the same time. There are tried-and-true juice recipes that have been used by millions, and also the possibility of coming up with your very
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Swati Panwar's curator insight, April 20, 8:35 AM
Health benefits of juice
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In Recognition of Parkinsons Awareness Month, MJFF CEO on Parkinson's Disease

In Recognition of Parkinsons Awareness Month, MJFF CEO on Parkinson's Disease | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
In recognition of Parkinson's Awareness month, MJFF CEO Todd Sherer, PhD, penned an op-ed for Scientific American about the current state of Parkinson's research.
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Former Super Bowl winner, scout Derrick Jensen dies at 60 after 5 Year Battle with ALS

Former Super Bowl winner, scout Derrick Jensen dies at 60 after 5 Year Battle with ALS | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Derrick Jensen, a two-time Super Bowl winner, has died after a five-year battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis.
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Virtual Race Option | Brigance Brigade-Sign Up as a Virtual Racer with Family and Friends #RACEforALS

Virtual Race Option | Brigance Brigade-Sign Up as a Virtual Racer with Family and Friends #RACEforALS | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

In 2016, participants from 14 states registered for the 5.7K Championship Event! This year, we’ve set a goal to increase participation and show ALS families they are not fighting alone. For those who want to participate without traveling to Baltimore, or who might not be able to race that day, we offer a BRAND NEW virtual race option in 2017:

Sign up as a Virtual Racer with your family and friends
— Build your team page to collect donations
— Run your own 5.7k (3.54 miles) or 1.57 miles wherever you are – or — sit back, prop up your feet, and feel awesome that you equipped, encouraged, and empowered ALS families!
— Engage with the Brigance Brigade Foundation on social media, share your training stories (successes and failures welcome!) and your times using hashtag #RaceforALS
— We will send you a race swag package so you can participate in style!

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FDA approves drug to treat Parkinson’s disease

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Xadago (safinamide) tablets as an add-on treatment for patients with Parkinson’s disease who are currently taking levodopa/carbidopa and experiencing “off” episodes. An “off” episode is a time when a patient’s medications are not working well, causing an increase in Parkinson’s symptoms, such as tremor and difficulty walking.
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NFL hero leads charge against ALS in acclaimed documentary ‘Gleason’

NFL hero leads charge against ALS in acclaimed documentary ‘Gleason’ | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
“Gleason” is an acclaimed documentary spotlighting former New Orleans Saints player Steve Gleason and his courageous battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). TODAY correspondent Jenna Bush Hager talks to Gleason about his story full of love and hope.
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Ralph Delius's curator insight, March 24, 1:19 PM
If you have not already seen this movie, put it on your list.  Warning, it's a tear jerker.  It gives us an insight in ALS on a daily basis.
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Pennsylvania Father of 6 with ALS Is Fighting for ‘Right to Try’ Legislation: ‘Failure Is Not an Option’

Pennsylvania Father of 6 with ALS Is Fighting for ‘Right to Try’ Legislation: ‘Failure Is Not an Option’ | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Frank Mongiello fights for Right to Try legislation on behalf of those with terminal illnesses, including ALS
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First Trial Begins Testing Drug in People with GBA Mutation | Parkinson's Disease

First Trial Begins Testing Drug in People with GBA Mutation | Parkinson's Disease | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
This study is a major step for PD research as it is the first drug trial where one's genetic information determines eligibility and is testing a potential therapy to slow or stop disease progression.
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ALS is slowly robbing ex-linebacker Tim Shaw of his muscles. But he won't let that stop him from living.

ALS is slowly robbing ex-linebacker Tim Shaw of his muscles. But he won't let that stop him from living. | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Three years after being diagnosed with ALS, Shaw's goals are simple -- but even more meaningful, he says.
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Eye tracking technology will change these 4 domains

Eye tracking technology will change these 4 domains | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
Thanks to advances and breakthroughs in hardware, software and artificial intelligence, eye tracking technology has progressed immensely in the past year, and is now drawing the attention of tech industry’s biggest players. The acquisition of eye tracking companies EyeFluence and Eye Tribe by Google and Facebook respectively, as well as the move toward mobile eye …
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‘Joost, you’re a hero’: MND sufferer describes how visit from rugby legend helped him to keep fighting

‘Joost, you’re a hero’: MND sufferer describes how visit from rugby legend helped him to keep fighting | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
When Deon was diagnosed with MND in 2004, doctors told him that he may only have months to live – but he is still holding on.
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VocaliD - Tobii Dynavox

VocaliD - Tobii Dynavox | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it
VocaliD is on a mission to humanize the voice within AAC devices. Founded by Dr. Rupal Patel in 2014, VocaliD leverages its Human Voicebank of over 15,000+ members from over 110 countries that together have contributed upwards of 6 million sentences and the company’s proprietary voice blending technology to create unique vocal persona for every AAC use
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Press Release - BrainStorm

Press Release - BrainStorm | #ALS AWARENESS #LouGehrigsDisease #PARKINSONS | Scoop.it

HACKENSACK, N.J. and PETACH TIKVAH, Israel, Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell technologies for neurodegenerative diseases, announced today that Chaim Lebovits, Chief Executive Officer, will provide a corporate overview at BIO CEO & Investor Conference, being held on February 13-14, 2017 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

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