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Communication using Technology

Thank you for allowing me to submit to your forum! My name is Jamie Berger and I am a first year Ph.D. student in Computer Science at Michigan Technological University. I could really use your help in my research! My mother has had motor and speech impairments since before I was born, and I'd love to make communication simpler for the both of us through technology.

LA Fitness Supports Augie’s Quest, Research for ALS Cure

Augie’s Quest is a nonprofit research initiative dedicated to finding a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). LA Fitness will donate 100% of the proceeds from the event to Augie’s Quest, which directly funds the ALS Therapy Development ...

Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk

Eating mercury-laden seafood may raise the risk of developing ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), preliminary research suggests. According to the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), fish sold in South Africa’s retail stores contains ...

Does mercury in fish play a role in ALS?

Eating mercury-laden seafood may raise the risk of developing ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), preliminary research suggests. The report warns of possible harm from fish containing the most mercury, such as swordfish and shark. It doesn't suggest a ...

Mercury in fish could increase risk of ALS: study

Eating fish containing higher levels of heavy metals could increase the risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a rare neurodegenerative condition that affects one in 20,000 people worldwide, according to research from the U.S. that will be presented ...

Mercury-laden seafood linked to ALS

Eating mercury-laden seafood may raise the risk of developing ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), preliminary research suggests. The report warns of possible harm from fish containing the most mercury, such as swordfish and shark. It doesn't suggest a ...

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