ALS Clinical Trials Actively Recruiting

ALS NEWS - August 05, 2020

ALS Crowd is dedicated to connecting researchers, doctors, patients, and caregivers/family members in order to support, educate, and find patterns in therapy to... Read More

Should You Be Crushing Your Riluzole Tablets? New Easy-to-Swallow Administration Helps.

Are you or your pALS taking Riluzole? Riluzole is the only FDA-approved treatment for ALS. For you and your pALS it is import... Read More

Diagnosing and Treating ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, can be diagnosed through a variety of testing, in addition to a review of medical... Read More

Uncovering the Benefits of Riluzole for ALS Patients

ALS NEWS - August 01, 2020

Riluzole is the only FDA-approved drug therapy for ALS patients. The American Academy of Neurology recommends that Riluzole should be offered to ... Read More

Sharing Your ALS Diagnosis

ALS 101 - July 31, 2020

Being diagnosed with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis can be an overwhelming experience.  It’s very normal to be flooded with emotions ranging from... Read More

US Veterans Experiencing Slower Progression and Living Longer with ALS

ALS 101 - July 27, 2020

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive disease that affects upper and lower motor neurons and typically leads to death within 3-5 years. However,&... Read More

New Breakthrough in Silencing ALS Gene SOD1

ALS NEWS - July 14, 2020

ALS is generally classified into two categories, familial or hereditary ALS and sporadic or non-hereditary ALS. Those with familial ALS (fALS) have mutations in... Read More

New Cells Discovered to be Involved in ALS

ALS NEWS - July 08, 2020

Brown University researchers identified specific cells (glial cells) within the nervous system cells as a potential source of decay in diseases like ALS. T... Read More

Connect With ALS Crowd on Social Media: Together We're Stronger

LIFE WITH ALS - July 06, 2020

Connect With ALS Crowd on Social Media: Together We're Stronger ALS Crowd provides numerous ways to connect with other patients, caregivers, medical prof... Read More

Sleep and ALS

LIFE WITH ALS - June 23, 2020

For people with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, sleeping is a stressful time. Both patient and caregiver suffer from sleep disturbances which are common among pa... Read More

Pimozide May Provide Better Quality of Life for ALS patients

ALS NEWS - June 18, 2020

Pimozide is a drug currently being used to suppress the physical (motor) and vocal (phonic) symptoms of tics when these symptoms interfere with daily life ... Read More

Genetic Mutation Affecting Proteins Could Cause ALS

ALS NEWS - June 14, 2020

  Over 5,000 people are diagnosed with ALS each year in the United States. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is a disease that attacks the very roots of hum... Read More

It is time to ACT against ALS!

ALS NEWS - June 10, 2020

Two pieces of legislation are making their way through congress that could drastically improve the lives of those with ALS. The first is a bill intended to... Read More