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ALS Center is the First in the Nation to Offer Patients a New Interventional Clinical Study

January 17, 2024 Comments Off on ALS Center is the First in the Nation to Offer Patients a New Interventional Clinical Study

January 11, 2024 Hackensack Meridian Neuroscience Institute at Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s ALS Center is the first ALS care provider in the United States to offer patients a new…

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JSUMC’s ALS Center First in NJ to Provide New ALS Treatment

June 15, 2023 Comments Off on JSUMC’s ALS Center First in NJ to Provide New ALS Treatment

Jersey Shore University Medical Center’s ALS Center is the First in New Jersey to Provide the First Treatment to Target a Genetic Cause of the Disease• The center is one…

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Walk to Defeat ALS

May 12, 2023 Comments Off on GOOD DAY PA
Walk to Defeat ALS

by: Sarah Scholl You can use your feet to defeat ALS. The annual event is happening next month in Hershey, and today Lura Sawyer a caregiver and team captain shares…

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ALS Center Celebrates Opening of New Practice Office

March 29, 2023 Comments Off on ALS Center Celebrates Opening of New Practice Office

Hackensack Meridian Neuroscience Institute at Jersey Shore University Medical Center recently celebrated the opening of the ALS Center’s new office in the Dr. Robert H. Harris Neuroscience Treatment Center. The…

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An ALS patient set a record for communicating via a brain implant: 62 words per minute

January 24, 2023 Comments Off on An ALS patient set a record for communicating via a brain implant: 62 words per minute

By Antonio Regalado, MIT Technology Review Eight years ago, a patient lost her power of speech because of ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, which causes progressive paralysis. She can still make…

High Turnover of Home Caregivers Makes Life Precarious for Many

January 22, 2023 Comments Off on High Turnover of Home Caregivers Makes Life Precarious for Many

The supply of home health aides isn’t meeting growing demand as America ages and many people prefer to stay out of facilities By Clare Ansberry | Photographs by Michelle Gustafson for The…

Philadelphia Phillies Honor ALS Heroes

June 3, 2022 Comments Off on Philadelphia Phillies Honor ALS Heroes

Earlier this evening, the Phillies hosted an emotional tribute to honor those affected by ALS during the team’s Second Annual Lou Gehrig Night, which took place before the 7:05 p.m.…