Lou Gehrig’s Disease

SNPwatch: A New Genetic Variant Associated with ALS Risk and Age-of-Onset

December 09, 2009
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a rare and deadly neurological disorder affecting voluntary muscle movement. It typically claims victims’ lives about three years after symptoms begin. In the United States,...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Variations May Increase Risk for ALS

September 10, 2009
Scientists are narrowing in on two regions of the human genome that could be responsible for ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. ALS is a neurodegenerative...
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