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Canadian Study Discovers How Lou Gehrig's Disease Spreads
2014-02-19 08:57:05

A new study from the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute has discovered how amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, spreads.

2014-02-04 12:27:49

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ALS Association is pleased to announce the awarding of five new grants to investigate the causes and treatment of ALS.

2013-06-13 16:32:44

Slowdowns in the transport and delivery of nutrients, proteins and signaling molecules within nerve cells may contribute to the development of the neurodegenerative disorder ALS.

2013-04-24 15:36:37

An investigational treatment for an inherited form of Lou Gehrig’s disease has passed an early phase clinical trial for safety.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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