Rob, found out today that his girlfriend has Huntington's disease, which to me after studying about it, sounds worse than ALS. :( They have only been dating for a short time and today was his day off work, so his girlfriend took the day off so that they could spend the whole day together. She...
I am a 25 year old male. I have read the sticky and browsed through a decent number of other threads here. I try very hard not to consult Dr. Google as it causes unnecessary worry and won't make my symptoms better. However, I have to wait over a month for a neurology appointment, and...
I started experiencing cramps and twitching last year. I had a "borderline" EMG last year. I have tertiary esophagus motility, slowed GI transit time. My piMax is 74 and PeMax 62.. A breathing muscle endurance test was 17%. Pulmonologist looked at a chest CT I had done last year and pointed...
A team led by Dr. Alex Parker, a professor of pathology and cellular biology and a researcher at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM), has identified an important therapeutic target for alleviating the symptoms of Lou Gehrig's disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral...
FDA Gives TCA Cellular Therapy Green Light to Proceed with First ALS Adult Stem Cell Trial Using Patient's Own Stem Cells
COVINGTON, La.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 13, 2010 - TCA Cellular Therapy, LLC (TCA-CT) announced...
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...
Here's another summary from an interesting recent article. Lists some familiar supplements (stay the course) and offers some hope.
Just for fun - try saying "Orthomolecular" 5 times fast.
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