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Friday Apr 11 | PR-inside.com

Global amyotrophic lateral sclerosis drugs market forecast to expand by 5.4% CAGR during 2013 to 2018

One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing global aging population.

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Related Topix: Health, Rilutek, Riluzole (generic), Biotech, Eisai Co, Healthcare Industry, GlaxoSmithKline

Tue Apr 08, 2014

New Hampshire Public Radio -

How Mouse Studies Lead Medical Research Down Dead Ends

I'm not trying to lead you astray. It's just that scientists are not skeptical enough about their mouse studies.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Malvern, PA

Tue Apr 01, 2014

South China Morning Post

Calorie-rich diet may slow Lou Gehrig's disease, says study

A diet rich in calories and carbohydrates may slow progression of the lethal, degenerative Lou Gehrig's disease, according to a small-scale study reported in The Lancet yesterday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Fri Mar 28, 2014

WHO-TV Des Moines

China Trip: Als Treatment Fundraising Goal Met

Keith Miner has been battling ALS for three years. The disease is quickly robbing him of movement and affecting his speech.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

Wed Mar 26, 2014

UPI

New research suggests ill-conceived drug studies waste medical resources

New research suggests too many drugs -- once promising, but now failed -- make it to clinal trials on the basis of flawed research and "spurious" success in mice trials.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cambridge, MA

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Daily Herald

Les Turner ALS Foundation's 'Hope Through Caring' event raises $700,000

Nearly 450 people attended the Les Turner ALS Foundation's 27th annual “Hope Through Caring” award dinner at the Ritz-Carlton Chicago Saturday, March 15. The foundation announced that $700,000 was raised through the gala, which honored Harvey Gaffen, president of the Les Turner Foundation.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Non-Profit

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