Scientists Working With Stem Cells To Treat ALSNew hope for patients with ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease, which slowly incapacitates people physically.
Co-workers Rally Behind 911 Dispatcher As She Fights Deadly DiseaseWhen Ute Spearman was diagnosed with an incurable degenerative condition, she didn't have to call for help, it was right there in her fellow workers.
Researchers: New Information In The Battle Against ALSAccording to the researchers, TBK 1 encodes for a protein involved in inflammation and the clearing of debris in cells.
ALS Foundation Faces Ice Bucket Trademark ChallengeThe ALS Foundation had filed an application to trademark the phrases ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and Ice Bucket Challenge but faced some hurdles in doing so.
Movie Review: 'The Theory of Everything'<img src="https://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/15116066/2014/11/3.jpg" align="right"/>"The Theory of Everything" is a deeply affecting romantic biography focused on the relationship between theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking and his first wife, Jane Wilde, as his body was gradually ravaged by a neuromuscular disease.
Health: As 75th Anniversary Of Lou Gehrig's Famous Speech Approaches, Local Woman & MLB Raise AwarenessDoctors are getting better at recognizing the neurodegenerative disease, but there's still little hope for patients. 3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on one local woman's battle to change that.
Phillies Phestival Raises Record-Breaking $904,732 For ALS PatientsA record-breaking $904,732 was raised at the Phillies Phestival, the annual autograph and auction party to strike out ALS.
Former Univ. of Pa. President Sheldon Hackney Dead at 79Hackney was Penn's president from 1981 until 1993, when he left to become chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Phillies Fans Raise More Than $850,000 For Lou Gehrig’s DiseaseAbout 6,000 Phillies fans came to Citizen's Bank Park for the 23rd annual Phillies Phestival.
Researchers Find New Genetic Mutation For Lou Gehrig's DiseaseALS or Lou Gehreig's Disease has been one of the most frustrating conditions for modern medicine. However, now a team of researchers at the National Institutes of Health and Johns Hopkins believe they have identified a new genetic mutation for Lou Gehrig's Disease.