amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

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Synonyms for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord

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After a checkup at a hospital in Roxas City in Capiz province, Bonbon was diagnosed with ALS (amyotropic lateral sclerosis), a disease which destroys the nerve cells causing paralysis and eventual death.
Last Sunday, the South San Francisco, CA-based company said its potential treatment for amyotropic lateral sclerosis improved muscle response in some patients and met safety goals, with dizziness as the most common side effect.
Talking about his patients who have undergone this procedure to treat chronic spinal cord injurwy or the progressive, fatal neurodegenerative disorder ALS (Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis), he explains that the process involves using just a few millilitres of stem cells derived from the patient's own bone marrow.
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