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Featured Q&A: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis by Lisa E. L. Patient Expert to an inquiry about the inheritance patterns of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), which is also known as Lou...: Approximately 10% of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) cases are familial. As you know, ALS...
Study Says Brain Trauma Can Mimic Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease, ALS) by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert By Max Wallack Alzheimer's Reading Room Did Lou Gehrig Have Lou Gehrig’s Disease? For the past two weeks, things have been very exciting at Boston University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center. I know I am very privileged
Is it possible that Lou Gehrig did not have ALS? by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Neuropathologist Ann McKee (pictured) is back in the news today with a fascinating article about trauma-related motor neuron disease as a distinct entity from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ALS...
Not only for health care but als ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Not only for health care but also being used for developing technology, such as cell phone, and computer chips as well...this is one big powerful microscope!  BD  A unique electron microscope, the first of its kind in the
Interestingly enough, she is als ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Interestingly enough, she is also a member of an HMO and had to wait herself for a procedure.  I'm sure more press is coming before the premiere...BD  The California Nurses Association and its national arm plans to host p
ALS and Lymphedema, Leg Swelling and Lymphatic Drainage - Ways to Manage the Progression of Swollen Legs and Limbs by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Recently I had the honor of beginning a lymphatic drainage protocol on an individual with an early onset of ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) related Lymphedema in his legs. ALS is a restrictive and progressive neurodegenerative
Dr. Peter Cummings Challenges Neuropathologists to Ice Bucket Challenge by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven Peter Cummings, MD Dr. Peter Cummings has challenged his neuropathology colleagues to take the ALS ice bucket challenge. The good doctor dumps a bucket of ice water on his head in this video . If you are unfamiliar
My First YouTube Video is the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Accepted Donna Hill Howes nominated the Sharecare Advisory Board for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Here is my first YouTube Video featuring the ALS Ice Bucket Ch
HLA-DRB1(*)15 allele influences the later course of relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis by stuart Patient Expert HLA-DRB1(*)15 allele influences the later course of relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis.... Most of the published works so far have aimed at finding genes associated with multiple sclerosis (MS) susceptibility...
The Race I Am Not Running by Kay Vee Patient Expert Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS aka Lou Gehrig's Disease) became something of a rallying point for triathletes everywhere when Jon Blais, while suffering from ALS, had the immense courage to undertake...

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Introduction ... your nerves degenerate causing weakness and wasting of muscles. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is the most common form of t ... » Read on
Diagnosis ... have unexplained symptoms that are similar to those of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), see your doctor. If MS is suspected, your doctor ... » Read on