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2011-05-10 13:58:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSEAmex: CUR) reported its financial results for the three months period ended March 31, 2011 and provided a business and clinical update. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061221/DCTH007LOGO ) "The Company reached several major milestones in the first Quarter of 2011. Interim data from our Phase I trial for ALS was presented at the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting in April, where the principal...

2011-05-10 10:00:00

Charity Event to Provide Support for Patient Services and Medical Research WOODBURY, Minn., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Saturday, May 21st, 2011, some 500 bicyclists from all over Minnesota, and surrounding states, will descend on Marine on St. Croix, Minn., for the second annual "ALS Bike Trek MN." The family-oriented fundraising event offers several different cycling routes, a BBQ lunch and live music as part of the state's longest ALS bike ride. All proceeds from this...

2011-05-09 07:00:00

BOSTON, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Young Faces of ALS Campaign (YFALS) announced today that Yelp has become a sponsor of the "National Cornhole Challenge Day" a day-long tournament being held in South Boston. The event has also received the support of Harpoon Brewery, which will provide locally brewed beer. All proceeds will benefit research at the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALS TDI), a Cambridge, Mass based non-profit biotech devoted to developing effective treatments for...

2011-05-07 00:00:28

Chesapeake Bay Aquatic & Physical Therapy (CBAY) released their new website (http://www.cbayaquapt.com) which includes features to help save patients time and improve their home exercise program. Laurel, MD (PRWEB) May 06, 2011 Chesapeake Bay Aquatic & Physical Therapy (CBAY) released their new website (http://www.cbayaquapt.com) which includes features to help save patients time and improve their home exercise programs. CBAY's site now features Perfect Fit Pro, a program that...

2011-05-04 09:48:00

WASHINGTON, May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2011 FightSMA Annual Conference, the Good Fight, is underway at the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel this week, and experts in the fields of pulmonology, nutrition, orthopedics, clinical trial and neurology are gearing up to participate in the Thriving with SMA: LIVE! webcast on Thursday, May 5, 2011. This one-of-a-kind, unique web-based program is free to the public and will feature panel discussions by leaders in the SMA community. Online attendees and...

2011-05-02 04:59:00

TUCSON, Ariz., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tens of thousands of Americans are living with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's disease), and May is ALS Awareness Month, thanks to a 1992 declaration by the U.S. Congress to help spotlight the tremendous challenges being faced by individuals living with ALS as well as the importance of speeding worldwide research seeking treatments and cures for the fatal disease. "ALS is a master of destruction and I can testify...

2011-04-29 15:22:00

WASHINGTON, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International non-profit organization FightSMA will be hosting highly respected experts from across the country on Thursday, May 5, 2011 for a series of panel discussions, Thriving with SMA: LIVE! This panel is a unique, one-of-a-kind series of presentations from influential leaders in the fields of pulmonary issues, orthopedics, nutrition, neurology and clinical trial. FightSMA will be joined by families, friends, healthcare professionals and...

2011-04-28 14:47:00

WASHINGTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- FightSMA will be welcoming elite researchers and scientific professionals, as well as families and friends in the SMA community, to the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel May 3-6, 2011 in Washington, D.C. The group, which was founded in 1991, is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. To date, FightSMA has raised more than $7 million for SMA research and boasts 19 chapters in the U.S. and Canada. The centerpiece of the Conference will be the Thriving with...

2011-04-28 07:24:58

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Group appointments, where doctors see several people for a longer time, may be feasible for patients with Parkinson's disease, according to a new study. Group visits have shown benefits for people with other chronic conditions but have not been evaluated for people with Parkinson's disease. Group visits can allow patients more time with their doctor than they might have with individual appointments and more time for doctors to provide education on managing the disease....

2011-04-28 00:27:53

Group appointments where doctors see several people for a longer time may be feasible for Parkinson's disease, according to a new study published in the April 27, 2011, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). Group visits have shown benefits for people with other chronic conditions, but have not been evaluated for people with Parkinson's disease. Group visits can allow patients more time with their doctor than they might...


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