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    Huntington's Disease Deciphered...

    No Problem-O. I saw it on the ALSTDI forum and my heart fluttered a bit. Reads to be quite encouraging, I have to say.
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    Huntington's Disease Deciphered...

    University of Illinois at Chicago Huntington's disease deciphered Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine have discovered how the mutated huntingtin gene acts on the nervous system to create the devastation of Huntington's disease. The report of their findings...
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    Longevity after ALS diagnosed .... age dependant ?

    sorry about your brother. and I was just re-posting what BethU had posted. haven't read the actual article. but yes I believe that a positive attitude will go a long way.
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    Longevity after ALS diagnosed .... age dependant ?

    BethU posted this a couple of weeks back: The May issue of MDA/ALS Newsmagazine has an article on "Factors in Survival." This is a quick synopsis ... (I wonder if they separated out bulbar onset from limb onset [see below] that might give a very different survival prognosis for limb onset...
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    Adult Stem Cells

    with any of the MND researchers I've chatted with over email or read interviews with, it is usually the same thing - that stem cells will prove greatly beneficial in terms of pure research - but maybe not as a direct treatment itself... so stem cells still provide a great benefit to researching...
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    Adult Stem Cells

    Wow. That's really sad. I was really hopeful for Stem Cell Research treating neurodegenerative diseases... some day soon...especially ALS. But Hopefully science provides a miracle... and soon!
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    Stress...?

    thanks for the responses 8-)
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    Stress...?

    a resounding YES. Okay. I thought so. here's my question, then... if you are able to reduce stress, does the progression also reduce... or once you've sped the disease process up, does it unfortunately continue that way? thanks a lot.
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    Stress...?

    can massive amounts of stress speed up the progression of MND? Has this been shown? Curious.
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