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    Nonnative SOD1 trimer is toxic to motor neurons in a model of ALS

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/12/151228161245.htm Disclaimer: "The study focuses on a subset of ALS cases -- an estimated 1 to 2 percent -- that are associated with variations in a protein known as SOD1. However, even in patients without mutations in their SOD1 gene, this protein...
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    Hi Stark, how are you doing? How's your hearing and muscle problems? My thyroid blood test came...

    Hi Stark, how are you doing? How's your hearing and muscle problems? My thyroid blood test came back normal. The last doctor I've seen said that I don't have myopathy (dismissing the EMG findings), but he wants to see me in a couple of months (my muscles still feel atrophied, though, and I still...
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    Hi there! - In a limbo

    Thank you for the kind answer, Queen. I'm looking forward to the biopsy and blood tests. Just one question regarding the biopsy: is there a remote chance of them taking a piece of muscle which is still healthy, so that the results are biased? It baffles me how the EMG didn't show up any...
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    Hi there! - In a limbo

    First of all, I just want to say I couldn't thank you guys enough for your precious time. I've been lurking for a month or so, and I can see this forum is full of awesome, helping people. Real life heroes. I might be in the process of joining the club though. Now, I don't want to disclose any...
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