Attorney Sues Florida over Ban on Smoking Medical Marijuana

A Florida lawyer is suing the state for not allowing some people with debilitating conditions to smoke cannabis under its medical marijuana law.


Ice Bucket Challenge Donations Help Discovery of New ALS Gene

Researchers have discovered a gene linked to causing ALS — and it is said that the Ice Bucket Challenge’s flood of donations two years ago largely helped.


Could This Algae Bloom Toxin be a Cause of Alzheimer’s, ALS?

A new study is changing the way scientists think about neurodegenerative diseases, and hints that a common dietary supplement may protect against them.


Reawakened Ancient Retrovirus in DNA may be Behind ALS Cases

An ancient virus that has laid dormant in our DNA for what researchers say is millions of years may be springing to life and causing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).


Passage of the Steve Gleason Act to Make Life Easier for ALS Patients

Life is about to get a little bit easier for people with ALS, thanks to the Steve Gleason Act, which was signed into law by President Obama recently.


Ice Bucket Challenge: ALS Foundation Admits Less Than 27% Of Donations Fund Research & Cures

Amid the massive viral marketing campaign, the ALS Association’s own numbers admit only 27% of funding goes to research and finding ‘the cure’ for ALS.


Anthony Gucciardi Donates $2,000 to Directly Feed Homeless

Following the revelation that the ‘ice bucket challenge’ may not help as expected, Anthony Gucciardi will donate $2,000 to directly feed the homeless.


CoQ10 Found to Benefit Patients with Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS)

Emerging research shows that CoQ10 may have value as a supplement in treating neurodegenerative diseases like ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease).


The Hidden Dangers of Root Canals You Don’t Know About

Did you know there are dangers associated with root canals? A root canal could lead to various diseases and health problems like MS, or arthritis.