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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

  By Victor Montour Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or better known as ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. A-myo-trophic comes from the Greek language. “A” means no. “Myo” refers to … Continue reading

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Huntington’s Disease (HD)

  By Victor Montour Huntington’s disease (HD) is a fatal genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. It deteriorates a person’s physical and mental abilities during their prime working years and has no cure. … Continue reading

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