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2014-09-19 08:25:30

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CytRx Corporation (Nasdaq: CYTR), a biopharmaceutical research and development company specializing in oncology, today announced that David J. Haen, Vice President, Business Development, will present at BioCentury's 2014 NewsMakers in the Biotech Industry Conference on Friday, September 26(th) at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The conference will take place at the Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City. A live and archived webcast of the...

2014-09-17 08:29:26

- Phase 2 Clinical Results Show Positive Trends in Slowing Advancement of Disease - PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuraltus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that promising efficacy results of the Company's Phase 2 clinical program of NP001 for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease) are being highlighted today in an oral presentation at the inaugural Summit of the ALS Research Group, being held in Bloomington,...

2014-09-16 23:05:50

MDA’s online Flu Season Resource Center helps families prepare. CHICAGO, (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The Muscular Dystrophy Association is offering assistance with the cost of flu vaccines for individuals affected by muscle disease, including muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases. MDA offers this service annually for adults and children living with muscle disease who, because of compromised respiratory function — including difficulty...

2014-09-11 12:26:44

Leading researchers and industry experts discuss how to accelerate the development of new treatments and technologies to improve the lives of people with dementia and their families and caregivers OTTAWA, Sept. 11, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Canada's Minister of Health, and Mr. Philippe Zeller, Ambassador of France to Canada, today welcomed leading dementia researchers and industry experts from G7 countries to Ottawa for the Canada-France Global Dementia Legacy Event....

2014-09-11 08:28:44

Gold Crest Care Center has recently taken action to support efforts to raise awareness for ALS; ALS, or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease, affecting the nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord BRONX, N.Y., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gold Crest Care Center urges individuals to spread the word and raise awareness for ALS research. ALS, also known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig Disease, currently has no known cure and...

2014-09-10 08:32:09

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Kinetics Corporation, a leading mobile health technologies company, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared the marketing of the company's Personal KinetiGraph(TM) (PKG(TM)) technology designed to improve the assessment and monitoring of symptoms of Parkinson's disease and other neurological disorders that affect movement. The Personal KinetiGraph is the first wrist-worn device approved in...

2014-09-09 12:28:04

- Only 28% of Parkinson's patients are currently receiving care from a Parkinson's specialist NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent survey of more than 1,500 Parkinson's disease (PD) patients, caregivers and physicians reveals that information and specialized care can help patients become more engaged in their own treatment and in the Parkinson's community. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140909/144393 "When patients get to the right doctor, it...

2014-09-05 23:08:43

In her new role, Cyndi is poised to advance her goals of increased education, awareness, and fundraising for Multiple System Atrophy. With her doctorate in mathematics education from Columbia and experience in running her own non-profit, Cyndi is a stellar addition to the Coalition team. Howell, New Jersey (PRWEB) September 05, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition, a growing nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization dedicated to serving patients, caregivers and families affected by the...

2014-09-05 08:24:18

Live Webcast on Wednesday, September 10, at 2:55 p.m. EST GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that President and CEO Richard Garr will present at the 16(th) Annual Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference on Wednesday, September 10, at 2:55 p.m. EST. Garr will provide an overview of the company's NSI-566 cell therapy clinical trials for ALS, which concluded final Phase II treatments in July, and chronic spinal cord...

2014-09-04 08:29:45

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- By now, most people are familiar with the ALS ice bucket challenge that is sweeping the globe. But, what about the champagne challenge? This ALS fundraiser involves a partnership between the ALS Association Greater Philadelphia Chapter and Tendil & Lombardi Champagne. Prior to the countless Facebook videos of people dousing themselves with ice water, people and families living with ALS in the Philadelphia area were also using ice...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.