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20 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

BrainStorm's Clinical Trial is Fast-Tracked to Phase IIa; CEL-SCI...

Below is a look at some of the headlines for companies that made news in the healthcare sector on July 17, 2014 .

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Related Topix: Biotech, CEL-SCI Corp, Medicine, CEL-SCI, Healthcare Industry, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Health

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bioscience Technology

New Gene Function Discovery Offers Clues to ALS

University of Toronto researchers have found a missing link that helps to explain how ALS, one of the world's most feared diseases, paralyses and ultimately kills its victims.

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Related Topix: Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Deanna Protocol can treat ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease: Beats ketogenic diet

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by progressive muscle paralysis and early death.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Life, Food, Dieting, Pharmacology, Rilutek, Riluzole (generic), Massage Therapy

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Patch.com

Mokena Teen Wins $1,000 Kohl's Scholarship

Several outstanding students from the Chicago area were each recently granted a $1,000 scholarship from the Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program for their volunteer efforts.

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Related Topix: Mokena, IL, Non-Profit, Naperville, IL, Medicine, Health, Elmhurst, IL

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Star Tribune

ALS patients 'teach you what it is to fight every day'

It has been 75 years since baseball icon Lou Gehrig declared himself the "luckiest man on the face of the earth," despite a diagnosis at age 35 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease with no cure.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Diabetes, Rilutek, Riluzole (generic), Sunset Hills, MO, Massage Therapy

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Rehab Management

Over-activity of Enzyme Worsens ALS Symptoms, Researchers Say

In a recent study encompassing the use of fruit flies, scientists at VIB, headquartered in Flanders, Belgium, and KU Leuven, Belgium, say they have demonstrated that over-activity of the enzyme HDAC6 in the nerve ends aggravates symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, World News, Belgium

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hispanic Business

BrainStorm's Clinical Trial is Fast-Tracked to Phase IIa; CEL-SCI...

Below is a look at some of the headlines for companies that made news in the healthcare sector on July 17, 2014 .

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Related Topix: Biotech, CEL-SCI Corp, Medicine, CEL-SCI, Healthcare Industry, Stem Cell Research, Science / Technology, Health

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

Posthumous Twitter Campaigns - This Social Health Campaign Features...

'Dead Man Tweeting' is a social health campaign by the ALS Foundation Netherlands turns real words from people who have died of ALS into tweets from beyond the grave.

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Related Topix: Twitter, Medicine, Health

CNN

Veggies, fish and nuts prevents or delays ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis , often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease," is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Life, Food, Nutrition

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

75 years after Gehrig's speech, frustration, hope surround disease

It has been 75 years since baseball icon Lou Gehrig declared himself the "luckiest man on the face of the earth," despite a diagnosis at age 35 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease with no cure.

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Related Topix: Health, Rilutek, Riluzole (generic), Massage Therapy

Fri Jul 11, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Gene therapy that could cure Motor Neurone Disease moves one step closer

Researchers at the University of Sheffield have moved one step closer to a gene therapy that could silence the faulty SOD1 gene responsible for triggering a form of Motor Neurone Disease also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Rilutek, Riluzole (generic)

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Connecticut Post

Despite decades of research, still no cure for ALS

It has been 75 years since baseball icon Lou Gehrig declared himself the "luckiest man on the face of the earth," despite a diagnosis at age 35 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a disease with no cure.

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Related Topix: Health, Rilutek, Riluzole (generic), Massage Therapy

BioSpace

Cytokinetics, Inc. Announced Additional Results Relating To...

Effects of Tirasemtiv on Slow Vital Capacity During 12 Weeks of Double-Blind Treatment Were Observed Consistently Across Patient Subgroups SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, July 10, 2014 - Cytokinetics, Incorporated announced that additional results from BENEFIT-ALS were presented today during a poster presentation at the 13th International Congress on ... (more)

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Related Topix: Startups, Cytokinetics, Medicine, Health, San Mateo County, CA, South San Francisco, CA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Northwest Herald

Thanks for ALS support

Most people live their lives in harmony, but for the thousands of people in the U.S. who are living with ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, the body breaks down, one part at a time.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Biking means 'freedom' to Clear Lake man with ALS

The Mason City Globe Gazette reports Craig, a 1973 graduate of Clear Lake High School, was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in 2006.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Clear Lake, IA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

WABC-AM New York

ALS, Lou Gehrig's 'Bad Break,' Still Fatal Today

It's been 75 years since Lou Gehrig said goodbye to baseball, declaring himself "the luckiest man on the face of the earth" despite a diagnose that remains fatal today.

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Related Topix: Health

Thu Jul 03, 2014

SBWire

OpportunityAnalyzer: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) -...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a rare, but fatal, motor neuron disease characterized by axonal degeneration and progressive loss of motor neurons.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

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