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2014-09-26 08:24:00

SAN DIEGO, PRINCETON, N.J. and BOSTON, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aethlon Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:OTCQB:AEMD), and its diagnostic subsidiary, Exosome Sciences, Inc. (ESI), announced today that a clinical collaboration with the Boston University (BU) CTE Center has been established to advance a blood-based diagnostic candidate that could identify Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in living individuals. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20090325/LA88762LOGO-b CTE is a...

2014-09-23 23:13:56

In his new role, Philip plans to use his position on the Board to advance MSA awareness, educate health professionals and collaborate with other charities to make government funding available to MSA patients. Philip is already well known in the MSA community for his tireless campaign with Tim’s MSA Shoe, an iconic symbol of Multiple System Atrophy. Detroit MI (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The Multiple System Atrophy Coalition, a growing nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization dedicated to...

2014-09-16 23:05:58

Detection, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, while the patient is still alive improves accuracy of diagnosis and enables estimation of prevalence and risk. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 An experimental positron emission tomography (PET) tracer is effective in diagnosing concussion-related brain disease while a person is still alive, according to a case study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and at Molecular Neuroimaging (MNI) LLC in New...

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...

2014-09-03 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...

2014-09-03 23:03:30

Atlanta-based automotive marketing firm Force Marketing will field a team in the upcoming Walk to Defeat ALS in Atlanta, taking place on Saturday, September 13 to benefit the ALS Association Georgia Chapter. ATLANTA, GEORGIA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Force Marketing, a leading provider of automotive marketing services to auto dealers and Tier II organizations across North America, will be participating in the upcoming Atlanta Walk to Defeat ALS to contribute to the fight against...

2014-09-02 12:30:13

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families of SMA, founded in 1984 by a small group of families affected by spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), has announced that the organization will become Cure SMA. Spinal muscular atrophy is a motor neuron disease that affects approximately 1 in every 10,000 births. The most common form of SMA is often fatal in the first two years of life, making SMA the leading genetic cause of death for infants....

2014-08-29 23:09:18

Every Month Hands-On Physical Therapy Raises Money for an Important Cause: In September this Cause will be ALS Research and Awareness Astoria, New York, (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 ALS, more commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a degenerative condition that damages the motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord. As the disease progresses more and more of the nerve cells controlling movement are harmed, which causes the sufferer to lose control of their motor functions....

2014-08-27 23:13:15

Qualicare Family Homecare announces an important new resource for families who are dealing with the diagnosis of ALS for a loved one. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 ALS Insights is a dedicated website created by Qualicare to provide information, optimism and comfort. It features a series of compelling interviews with people who have been directly impacted by ALS. They share their insights, in searing honesty, about issues such as acceptance vs. denial of the diagnosis, the...

2014-08-19 12:29:12

TORONTO, Aug. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Around the country, Canadians have embraced the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS, raising an unprecedented awareness for the terminal disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and opening their wallets donating over $200,000 to the national non-profit organization ALS Canada and the ALS Provincial Societies. As more donations continue to come in across Canada, the organization has raised the fundraising goal to ask Canadians to make their Ice Bucket...


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