ALS 101

What are the Current and Up-and-Coming Therapies Available to People with ALS?

ALS 101 - November 18, 2020

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a rapidly progressing disease that damages muscle neurons in the body. Researchers have been working on treating ALS for ... Read More

Diagnosing and Treating ALS

ALS 101 - August 03, 2020

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

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

How are Proteins Involved in ALS?

ALS 101 - June 08, 2020

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is a disease that attacks the very roots of human biology.   Our bodies are made up of trillions of individual cells and w... Read More

ALS and COVID-19 Precautions

ALS NEWS - May 03, 2020

Living with ALS can prompt all sorts of questions regarding COVID-19. What is COVID-19? How do I protect myself? How do I protect my loved ones? ... Read More

ROADS: the New Scale for ALS

ALS NEWS - January 17, 2020

Many ALS specialists and patients consider the techniques used in the current ALS disability test, the  ALSFRS-R, to be ineffective. Functional rating scal... Read More

Motor Neuron Diseases

ALS 101 - August 27, 2019

Motor neuron diseases (MND) are a group of progressive neurological disorders. The diseases target motor neurons, causing them to degenerate slowly. Motor neuro... Read More

What is the ALSFRS-R?

ALS 101 - July 25, 2019

When it comes to ALS, everyone is different. The rate of progression of the disease varies from patient to patient. Because of this variation, doctors may find ... Read More