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September 28, 2015

Using Genetics to Guide Treatment

Genetics may provide answers to some of the most challenging questions that exist about ALS. ALS Clinic Director Dr. Zachary Simmons offers readily understood explanations.

September 25, 2015

The FDA Drug Approval Process

A brief, charted explanation of how a drug becomes approved by the FDA.

September 22, 2015

Managing Excess Saliva

Excess saliva (sialorrhea) is extremely common in ALS patients, but there are many ways - both naturally and by medication - to help manage it.

September 16, 2015

Do Clinical Trials Work?

Clinical trials are a critical part of getting a drug approved by the FDA - but since they often come under fire due to their low success rates, it's time to take a new direction.

September 15, 2015

OptiKey

Julius Sweetland has developed a new, low-cost alternative to expensive communication devices for ALS patients.

September 04, 2015

Questionable Stem Cell Treatments for Athletes

Brent Schrotenboer of USA Today discusses the use of questionable stem cell research, focusing on its use in sports medicine and its practice in illegitimate clinics, both in the USA and elsewhere.