A Dosage Of Hope: ALS Patients Fight For a Chance At Promising TherapiesImagine being told you have just a few years left to live and a promising cutting-edge treatment exists that could extend your life, but no amount of money can buy it.
Gifted Guitarist Jason Becker Doesn't Let ALS Stop Him From Creating Riveting MusicThe paralyzing condition ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, cut short the rise of a young guitarist living in Richmond. But it didn’t end his love of music or the inspiration he gives to others.
San Francisco 49ers Great Dwight Clark Dies From ALSRetired San Francisco 49ers legend and beloved Bay Area sports figure Dwight Clark has passed away Monday after a battle with ALS, according to his family. He was 61 years old.
No Yolk: Martinez Man Eggs On Ice Bucket Challenge Participants For ALS ResearchA Martinez man and his fiancée have come up with a sequel to the Ice Bucket Challenge they call #YolkUp4ALS.
49er Legend Clark Says He Has ALS, Suspects Football A Cause49er great Dwight Clark says he has Lou Gehrig's disease and suspects playing football might have caused the illness.
'SpongeBob' Creator Diagnosed With Lou Gehrig's DiseaseStephen Hillenburg says he will continue to work on the show and his other passions for as long as he's able.
Major Funding For New Drugs To Help People Suffering From ALSA South San Francisco-based drug developer just inked a $95 million deal to fast-track research on new drugs to help patients suffering from ALS.
Gov. Jerry Brown Passes On Ice Bucket Challenge, Dog Stands InCalifornia Gov. Jerry Brown has passed on the Ice Bucket Challenge, instead having his Welsh corgi take part in the benefit supporting the ALS Association.
'Ice Bucket Challenge' Helping Raise Awareness For ALSA cool social media video challenge is raising lots of money to help fight ALS.
Closer Look: Bay Area Research May Help Restore SpeechNew research from the Bay Area has raised the possibility that individuals who are paralyzed, or victims of health conditions such as strokes and Lou Gehrig’s disease may be able to speak in the future.