Tag: ALS Association

Newly Identified ALS Mechanism May Pave Way For Treatment That Can Cure Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Reduced levels of the microRNA miR-126-5 were linked to toxicity in patients with Lou Gehrig’s disease. Manipulating the molecule can improve ALS symptoms and slow down the neuron degeneration process.

Medicine May 28, 2018

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Inspiration Anthony Senerchia Dies At 46

Anthony Senerchia, one of the people who inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge, passed away at the age of 46. Because of the global movement, the ALS Association has since raised $115 million.

Medicine November 30, 2017

Man Behind Ice Bucket Challenge Faces Financial Hurdles In Fight Against ALS

Pete Frates is struggling to pay for his ALS home care. The man who raised more than $250 million for Lou Gehrig’s disease through the Ice Bucket Challenge can no longer cope with his medical bills.

Healthy Living/Wellness May 26, 2017

Ice Bucket Challenge: What is it and why it is turning into a fad

Famous people take on the ALS ice bucket challenge. The ice bucket challenge has attracted around 150,000 new donors to the U.S. ALS Association.

Society August 17, 2014

Ice bucket challenge puts ALS on spotlight

ALS Association's ice bucket challenge raises over $4 million in around two weeks. The challenge has come into spotlight after famous people like Justin Timberlake, Matt Laurer and more have taken it.

Life August 14, 2014

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