ALS

Judge denies NFL’s investigator request in concussion case | FOX Sports

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Lawyers representing former NFL players estimated Wednesday that payouts from the concussion settlement with the league will top …

U.S. Federal Courts

Judge in Philly finds evidence of fraud in NFL concussion claims, but denies request for investigator

The federal judge in Philadelphia overseeing the NFL’s landmark settlement with its former players for concussion-related ailments said Wednesday …

Non-infectious Diseases

Teen John Cronin turns a Wiffle ball tourney into a charity powerhouse

The ball’s hollow shell and holes give it an asymmetric air flow, resulting in pro pitches for amateur players. Not to mention a kinder, gentler …

Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Northland motor neurone disease sufferer's friends plan Spring Fling fundraiser

Loren Hope would never put out her hand and ask for help but the Ngunguru Primary School teacher is learning other people don't always take no for an …

Motor Neurone Disease

Morning Mound Visit: sabermetrics news - 7/19/18

FanGraphs | Craig Edwards: Here’s something really interesting: the balls might be de-juiced. After record isolated power numbers all the way into …

Moneyball

'All I really want to do now is think about Dad' - Brother and sister tell how they may have disease gene in last night's harrowing documentary

But he adds: “I don’t ever think ‘why me?’ because ‘why not me?’. It could be anyone.”<p>Ronan, a retired producer at Dublin’s Gaiety theatre, has …

Alzheimer's Disease

Do CBD Oil And Other Marijuana Products Have Real Health Benefits?

Even if you don't live in a medical marijuana state, chances are you've seen or heard of CBD extracts.<p>Rgbspace / Getty Images<p>They come in a range of …

Cannabis

Baton Rouge's Donna Britt: On her prognosis, ALS battle, struggle in final days at WAFB, more

More than a month after ending her 37-year run as an anchor for WAFB-TV, Baton Rouge television news icon Donna Britt candidly spoke about her battle …

Baton Rouge

Scrap terminal illness six month rule, says Welsh Labour MP

<b>Patients who are terminally ill should not spend their last months worrying about how they can pay for food and fuel bills, a Welsh MP has said.</b><p>Madeleine Moon's husband died from motor neurone disease, and she has called for a law on accessing benefits to be changed.<p>To qualify for special payments, …

Motor Neurone Disease

Widow whose husband died of ALS and Lyme disease pens account

'All I had to do was look in his eyes and I knew he was there': Widow whose husband died of ALS and Lyme disease pens heartbreaking account of her …

Health (UK)

MP Madeline Moon in tears in terminal illness speech

Labour MP Madeline Moon says that patients who are terminally ill should not spend their last months worrying about how they can pay for food and fuel bills.<p>Madeleine Moon's husband Steve died from motor neurone disease, and she has called for a law on accessing benefits to be changed.<p>She broke …

Motor Neurone Disease

Bites: 'Blindspotting' stars serve coffee at Peet's, Farmhouse Kitchen Oakland, Torpedo Room update

<b>‘BLINDSPOTTING’ SPOTTING</b> Last week, filmmakers-actors Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal played new roles — baristas. On July 11, Diggs and Casal, the …

UC Berkeley

NOTICEBOARD: The Globe's weekly guide to events going on in and around your neighbourhood

A MOTHER and son from Wirral are preparing to abseil 150 foot from above the great West Door of Liverpool Cathedral for a charity helping children …

Wirral

Georgia Cannabis: Three Years of Trials and Tribulations

The reddest of the red states embrace medical cannabis in a big way. For example, Oklahoma citizens surprised the rest of the nation by passing an …

Cannabis

Molecular culprits of protein aggregation in ALS and FTLD

The mutated and aggregated protein FUS is implicated in two neurodegenerative diseases: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal lobar …

Neuroscience

West Island community calendar for the week of July 18

<b>Galleries and</b> exhibitions<p><b>The Stewart Hall Art Gallery,</b> 176 Lakeshore Rd. in Pointe-Claire, presents the exhibition Making a Stand. Revisited …

McGill University

Rare '52 Mickey Mantle card, insured for $12 million, goes on display

DENVER -- The "Holy Grail" of baseball cards, a pristine 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle valued at several million dollars, was delivered to the History …

Mickey Mantle

Not Your Princess: Pounding Shots and Talking About Gender Equality With Lily James

<i>As the living embodiment of the most famous Disney princess, Lily James knows how lucky she is to have that glittery fan base. But life isn’t all Cinderella stories, and three new roles, including Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again, could make the fairy tale much more interesting.</i><p>It’s Wednesday at 3 p.m., …

Motor Neurone Disease

Colorado Neurological Institute closes Vollbracht NeuroHealth & Wellness Center, lays off staff

The Colorado Neurological Institute has closed its Vollbracht NeuroHealth & Wellness Center in Englewood and laid off 12 to 15 employees, said Betsy …

Non-infectious Diseases

Availability of Medical Insurance Coverage for Medical Cannabis Patients

<b>Authored By</b>: Gene Markin & Rebecca Greenberg<p><i>Gene Markin is a Shareholder in Stark & Stark’s Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property</i> …

Cannabis

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Baseball

Woman's touching act after 'minimal' car park incident

A woman’s kind actions after a minor car park bingle have restored some social media user’s faith in humanity.<p>Brooke Doughty wrote on Facebook that a …

Motor Neurone Disease

ALS fighter will not lose voice

The title of John Martin’s forthcoming book is “Waiting for Greatness: Memories and Musings of a Sports Television Cameraman.”<p>“I always said I was …

Rick Nash

ALS researchers make progress with big projects in Massachusetts

The biggest boons in ALS research have been seen in work on genes and biomarkers — ways to identify the disease and its progress within the body — …

Biomarkers

The ‘forever’ set at Wimbledon is a joy that may not last

PITTSBURGH — The Andy Warhol Museum will never be confused for a sports bar, though you suspect Warhol himself would have been delighted at the …

Mickey Callaway

Piscotty homers to keep A's rolling in 6-2 in over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With a 21-6 record since mid-June, the Oakland Athletics are storming into the All-Star break on quite a roll.<p>Their ace is pitching like he was earlier in the season and they're continuing to hit home runs on the road at a sizzling rate.<p>Stephen Piscotty went deep for the fifth …

Major League Baseball

‘Challenge ALS’ is back! Pete Frates’ former roommate regroups team in effort to raise money

Moments after the loss, members of Team Challenge ALS walked off the court at the Physical Education Complex at Coppin State and into the locker …

Boston College

Team Challenge ALS, Marshall jump out of gates with win in tourney opener

Heading into halftime yesterday with just a three-point lead, Sean Marshall knew Team Challenge ALS wasn’t playing at its best.<p>Their opponent was …

Los Angeles

Maurizio Sarri: Who is the new Chelsea manager and what is his football history?

<b>Forgive Antonio Conte if Friday felt a little like groundhog day. After all, it's not the first time he has been sacked and replaced by Maurizio Sarri.</b><p>Implicated in the Calciopoli match-fixing scandal in 2006, the job of keeping Arezzo in the second division was never going to be easy with a …

Soccer

The Fight To Put ALS On Ice: What's to come in the series

With a four-day series, the Herald is exploring the brave fight against Lou Gehrig's disease, also widely known as ALS - amyotrophic laeral sclerosis …

Medical Research