Genetic Mutation found for Lou Gehrig’s Disease

A genetic mutation has been discovered by researchers who carried out the largest study ever on 125,000 samples for amyloid lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. The researchers were led by Bryan Traynor of the intramural Research Program of the National Institute on Aging (NIA) and John Landers of the University of…

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Possible Breakthroughs for Lou Gehrig’s Disease

Rare Motor Neuron Disease Destroys Muscles Lou Gehrig’s Disease, also known as amyloid lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a rare motor neuron disease that attacks all the voluntary muscles in the body, so that eventually the person cannot chew, walk, talk, move or breathe. The disease got its name from Lou Gehrig, the famous baseball player…

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