The ALS Buzz Around Brainstorm and the Israeli Study

The ALS community looks hopefully at the results of a clinical trial conducted in Israel at Hadassah Medical Center.  The results were published last week in JAMA Neurology, with the paper titled, “Safety and Clinical Effects of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Secreting Neurotrophic Factor Transplantation in Patients With Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – Results of Phase1/2 and [...]

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Salt to Saint Racers Support ALS Crowd

The Salt To Saint Relay is Utah’s most exciting bicycle relay challenge. Teams of cyclists, consisting of 8 riders, 4 riders, and even Solo riders, will push themselves, their sleeping habits, their cycling abilities and their idea of a good time to new limits. Teams will ride, using their own strategies, from Salt Lake City to St. [...]

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A Man With ALS Says “I Love You” to His Wife for the First Time in 15 Years

"I love you Lorraine." These were the first words spoken by Don Moir in 15 years. Don was diagnosed with ALS in 1995, and has been living with this debilitating disease ever since then. In 1999, Don was outfitted with a ventilator, which took away his ability to speak. Ever since then, he has been [...]

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