Navigation Links
Free Webinar/Audio Conference on New American Academy of Neurology ,Guidelines for Treating ALS Scheduled for this Thursday, February 11,
Date:2/8/2010

The American Academy of Neurology and The ALS Association are offering a free audio conference call at 5 p.m. (Eastern Time) on February 11, 2010 for people with the disease ALS and their caregivers regarding the Academy’s new guidelines on the most effective treatments for ALS.

Calabasas Hills, Calif. (Vocus) February 8, 2010 -- The American Academy of Neurology and The ALS Association are offering a free audio conference call at 5 p.m. (Eastern Time) on February 11, 2010 for people with the disease ALS and their caregivers regarding the Academy’s new guidelines on the most effective treatments for ALS.

The audio conference call will help emphasize that a lot can be done to make life easier and longer for people with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). Important areas of care needing more research will also be highlighted.

The presenters include Robert G. Miller, M.D., neurologist and lead author of the Academy’s ALS guidelines, coauthors Carlayne E. Jackson, M.D., Edward J. Kasarskis, M.D., Ph.D., and Dallas A. Forshew, R.N.

A brief question-and-answer period will be available to patients and caregivers at the end of the call as time permits.

To join the audio conference call with webinar capability, log on to https://alsa-events.webex.com/alsa-events/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=667887783. This is available to the first 1,000 registrants. If the webinar event is full, join the audio teleconference at: Toll Free #: (877) 669-3239 or Toll # (408) 600-3600. The participant pass code is (667) 887 783, then press #, #.

ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease for which there is no cure. On average, people who have what is commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease survive two to five years from the time of diagnosis. It is estimated that 30,000 Americans annually live with ALS.

For more information about the American Academy of Neurology and its guidelines for treating ALS, visit http://www.aan.com.

The ALS Association is the only non-profit organization fighting Lou Gehrig’s Disease on every front. By leading the way in global research, providing assistance for people with ALS through a nationwide network of chapters, coordinating multidisciplinary care through certified clinical care centers, and fostering government partnerships, The Association builds hope and enhances quality of life while aggressively searching for new treatments and a cure.

For more information about The ALS Association, visit the organization’s website at www.alsa.org or call (800) 782-4747.

# # #

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/ALS_Association/treating_ALS/prweb3573914.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2010 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. New Speakers Announced for the 2010 Personalized Medicine Partnerships Conference
2. National Health Investors Sets Fourth Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Dates
3. Smart Balance to Host Webcast/Conference Call on 2009 Fourth-Quarter Results
4. TeamHealth Holdings, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Fiscal 2009 Earnings Release Date and Conference Call
5. Providence Service Corporation to Present at the UBS Global Healthcare Services Conference on Wednesday, February 10th
6. Institute for Healthcare Advancement's Ninth Annual Health Literacy Conference Set for May 6-7, 2010 in Irvine, Calif.
7. WellPoint Announces Appearance at Upcoming Conference
8. Patient-centered e-health is topic for half-day conference
9. IPC The Hospitalist Company, Inc. to Present at Deutsche Bank 2010 Small and Mid Cap Conference
10. BioCryst To Present At 12th Annual BIO CEO & Investor Conference
11. GSK 2009 Financial Results Announcement and Teleconference Details
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Free Webinar/Audio Conference on New American Academy of Neurology ,Guidelines for Treating ALS Scheduled for this Thursday, February 11,
(Date:6/26/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 26, 2016 , ... Pixel Film ... Pro X. , "Film editors can give their videos a whole new perspective by ... Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProSlice Levels contains over 30 ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... , ... Brent Kasmer, a legally blind and certified personal trainer is helping to develop a ... fitness app plans to fix the two major problems leading the fitness industry today:, ... type program , They don’t eliminate all the reasons people quit their exercise ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... Experts from the American Institutes for ... Meeting June 26-28, 2016, at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. , AIR ... care planning, healthcare costs and patient and family engagement. , AIR researchers will ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... The temporary closing of Bruton Memorial Library on June 21 due ... up a new, often overlooked aspect of head lice: the parasite’s ability to live away ... a common occurrence, but a necessary one in the event that lice have simply gotten ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... , ... June 25, 2016 , ... First Choice ... States, named Dr. Sesan Ogunleye, as the Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell Farm ... Medical Director of our new Mesquite location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... DUBLIN , June 24, 2016 ... addition of the "Structural Electronics 2015-2025: Applications, ... In-Mold Electronics, Smart ... Integrated Photovoltaics Structural electronics involves ... as load-bearing, protective structures, replacing dumb structures such ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... According to a new market ... Needles, Safety Pen Needles), Needle Length (4mm, 5mm, 6mm, ... of Purchase (Retail, Non-Retail) - Trends & Global Forecasts ... market for the forecast period of 2016 to 2021. ... by 2021 from USD 1.65 Billion in 2016, growing ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Research and ... Global Market - Forecast to 2022" report to their ... treatment method for the patients with kidney failure, it replaces ... fluid from the patient,s blood and thus the treatment helps ... and chloride in balance. Increasing number of ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: