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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Acthar Gel in patients with Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) in the first half of 2017.
Research findings also are applicable to persons with stroke, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, amyotropic lateral sclerosis, transverse myelitis, and other problems of the central nervous system.
The award was presented in recognition of Dreiling's leadership in helping to raise funds and awareness for the ALS Association (ALSA) Greater New York Chapter to support its commitment to finding a cure for amyotropic lateral sclerosis, known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
The embryonic stem cells that we derive in this way will only be used for research into motor neuron disease," specifically amyotropic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease.
Cases that fall into this category often involve the gradual disintegration of the powers and capacities which make us human: severe instances of amyotropic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Lupus, end-stage lung disease, and perhaps advanced brain cancer or gastric cancer, There are patients in some of these conditions, although probably not very many, for whom hospice care does not work effectively.
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