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Intel explores new ways to assist Stephen Hawking to communicate ...

Intel explores new ways to assist Stephen Hawking to communicate ... | Suzanne Alexander's Scoop for ALS | Scoop.it
Hawking, who at 21 was diagnosed with a motor neurone disease related amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, known as “Lou Gehrig's disease,” has been using a wheelchair for much of his adult life. However, he has been able to ...
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Defying the odds of medicine - BBC News

Defying the odds of medicine - BBC News | Suzanne Alexander's Scoop for ALS | Scoop.it
BBC NewsDefying the odds of medicineBBC NewsOnly 5% of people with the form of MND that he has - a condition called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease - survive for more than a decade after diagnosis.
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Of That: Was Lou Gehrig's ALS Caused by Tap Water?

Of That: Was Lou Gehrig's ALS Caused by Tap Water? | Suzanne Alexander's Scoop for ALS | Scoop.it
My good friend (and sometimes mentor) Paul Cox has been researching ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or Lou Gehrig's Disease). His theory, that ALS is caused by a non-protein amino acid called BMAA, was at first ...
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Teesside friends shave heads for charity - Gazette Live

Teesside friends shave heads for charity - Gazette Live | Suzanne Alexander's Scoop for ALS | Scoop.it
Teesside friends shave heads for charityGazette LiveBut when his clumsiness didn't improve he went to see his doctor - never thinking he would be diagnosed with a degenerative disease which would slowly claim his life.
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New 'Culprit' Found in Lou Gehrig's Disease

New 'Culprit' Found in Lou Gehrig's Disease | Suzanne Alexander's Scoop for ALS | Scoop.it
Following a breakthrough that identified a common converging point for all forms of ALS and Lou Gehrig’s disease, a new finding further broadens the understanding of why cells in the brain and spinal cord degenerate in the fatal disease.
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Data readout from the first Phase 3 trial of dexpramipexole in ALS by year-end. | ALS Lou Gehrig's Disease

Data readout from the first Phase 3 trial of dexpramipexole in ALS by year-end. | ALS Lou Gehrig's Disease | Suzanne Alexander's Scoop for ALS | Scoop.it
Biogen Idec will present today its plans for driving the continued strong commercial performance of its existing multiple sclerosis (MS) treatments, preparing for the potential launches of multiple new high-impact therapies, advancing its...
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Stephen Hawking Turns 70 - ABC News (blog)

Stephen Hawking Turns 70 - ABC News (blog) | Suzanne Alexander's Scoop for ALS | Scoop.it
ABC News (blog)Stephen Hawking Turns 70ABC News (blog)Hawking, twice married and a father of three, is almost immobilized by ALS, but still communicates with the aid of a synthesized computer voice.
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Stephen Hawking to turn 70 | 9th e-Ranch

The physicist and cosmologist was diagnosed with motor neurone disease (known in the US as Lou Gehrig's disease) when he was a 21-year-old student at Cambridge University. Most people die within a few years of the diagnosis, but on ...
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Curing Lou Gehrig’s Disease | Articles10.Com | Article Directories

Curing Lou Gehrig’s Disease | Articles10.Com | Article Directories | Suzanne Alexander's Scoop for ALS | Scoop.it
Curing Lou Gehrig’s Disease - http://t.co/m68VXoqS...
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Cannabis & Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Cannabis & Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) | Suzanne Alexander's Scoop for ALS | Scoop.it
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a fatal neurodegenerative disorder that is characterized by the selective loss of motor neurons in the spinal cord, brain stem, and motor cortex.
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