Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, March 2nd, 2008
ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease caused by the degeneration of nerve cells innervating skeletal muscles and affects an estimated 50,000 to 100,000 people in the industrialized nations. Patients with ALS suffer from progressive muscle wasting throughout their bodies resulting in increasing disabilities and their lifespan is cut short. Death in ALS patients normally occurs...
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