amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)

Edaravone (Radicava) for ALS
Edaravone (Radicava) for ALSEdaravone has been approved for patients with amyotropic lateral sclerosis.
Costly new ALS treatment approvedFDA recently approved the first new treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, in more than 20 years.
FDA fast tracks ALS drugFDA has designated new ALS stem cell therapy from BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics as a “fast-track” product.
FDA drug approvals - October 2014
FDA drug approvals - October 2014FDA actions in brief, fast-track designations, priority review.
What optometry can learn from the ALS Ice Bucket ChallengeAugust 2014 saw a public awareness campaign show the world the power of social media. This unprecedented viral video initiative is something that optometry hopefully can learn from and replicate for its own public awareness campaigns. Let’s take a look at the how this all happened and see if we can come up with a similar social sensation.