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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,...

2014-09-03 23:07:25

iCare Financial and Project Main Street are working together to help ease the financial burden on victims with the terminal disease called Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig Disease). For each consumer plan processed through the iCare Financial Program, iCare will donate $1 towards Project Main Street’s mission. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 In their newest campaign, iCare Financial and Project Main Street are working together to help ease the...

2014-08-30 23:00:13

General Managers and Staff From Various Jim Ellis Dealerships Gather Together to Take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and Challenge Others to Do the Same Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 Atlanta based automotive group Jim Ellis Automotive joined forces across their dealerships to help raise money and awareness for ALS by participating in the popular ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. General Managers, staff, and even Vice President Jimmy Ellis all participated in the challenge which was captured...

2014-08-19 16:29:26

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bankers Healthcare Group joined the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease) ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on August 18 to raise funds for the non-profit ALS Association. BHG started with a $5,000 donation to the Upstate New York chapter of the ALSA and pledged an additional $10 to the national organization for every healthcare professional that takes the challenge. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100301/NY62435LOGO "For...

2014-08-18 08:29:36

WESTLAKE, Ohio, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What is Lou Gehrig's Disease? It's a progressive neurodegenerative disease that interferes with the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. The motor neurons connect the brain to the spinal cord and the spinal cord to the muscles throughout the body. When motor neurons break down and die, the brain is unable to initiate muscle control. Thus, a person with Lou Gehrig's Disease can suffer a number of symptoms, including: -- Muscle...

2014-08-11 12:28:11

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ALS Association announced today that it has awarded 21 new research grants totaling nearly $3.5 million to find treatments and a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The grants were awarded to scientists from laboratories located in nine different states in the United States as well as from the United Kingdom, France, Canada, Switzerland, Israel and Australia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131211/MM32178LOGO...

2014-07-31 12:30:00

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dello Russo Laser Vision, a leading LASIK practice on the East Coast, announced today that Dr. Jeffrey Dello Russo has performed an eye vision surgery on a man who is struggling with a progressive Lou Gehrig's disease and who is no longer able to handle his contact lenses. This is not the first time Dello Russo Laser Vision performs a service for people with physical challenges interfering with glasses and contact lenses. In the past Drs....

2014-05-29 23:07:21

In the unique world of marathon swimming, successfully completing swims across the English Channel, the Catalina Channel and around Manhattan Island is considered the "Triple Crown" of Open Water Swimming. On June 28, 2014, Doug McConnell, 56, will pursue the "Triple Crown" when he swims 28.5 miles around Manhattan in the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, and in conjunction with this swim he is fundraising for scientific research programs at the Les Turner ALS Research...

2014-04-25 16:22:41

Nationwide fundraising campaign to raise money for ALS research WASHINGTON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Seventy-five years ago, on July 4, 1939, Lou Gehrig delivered what is now known as sports' most famous speech. Suffering from the symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), he died less than two years later at the age of 37. Today, Gehrig remains an inspiration, representing fortitude, humility and courage to the tens of thousands of Americans living with Lou...

2014-03-24 20:23:30

In the news release, Antioxidant Shows Promise in Supporting Treatment for Lou Gehrig's Disease, issued 24-Mar-2014 over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the source being attributed should be "The Center of Free Radical and Biomedical Research" rather than "MitoQ Limited"; and the headline should read "Antioxidant Shows Promise in Fight Against Lou Gehrig's Disease" rather than "Antioxidant Shows Promise in Supporting Treatment for Lou Gehrig's Disease" as originally issued...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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