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Registry could impact development of treatments and potential cures. PITTSBURGH, Aug.
WESTLAKE, Ohio, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What is Lou Gehrig's Disease? It's a progressive neurodegenerative disease that interferes with the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, The ALS Association announced it has surpassed $10 million in "Ice Bucket" donations.
By targeting RNA molecules that tangle and clump in the nervous systems of patients with the most common genetic form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia, researchers have shown they can effectively limit those damaging elements in cells taken from patients.
New White Paper also Available on Disease that is a Leading Cause of Young-Onset Dementia RADNOR, Pa., Aug.
Donations Exceed Expectations with $5.7 Million since July 29 WASHINGTON, Aug.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.