Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Goes Viral [Video]

Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Goes Viral [Video]

People around the globe are joining in on the fight to end ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig disease, by participating in the ice bucket challenge. The phenomenon started simply enough when Pete Frates was diagnosed with the disease, and he and his wife starting doing research, as they knew next to nothing about the […]

ALS Lou Gehrig’s Disease Origins Discovered?

ALS Lou Gehrig’s Disease Origins Discovered?

Have researchers discovered the origins of ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease? This baffling and fatal disease has perplexed doctors and scientists since it was discovered. The disease is named after professional ballplayer Lou Gehrig, who died from the illness in 1941. ALS attacks the central nervous system and causes progressive symptoms that lead […]

ALS Treatment Through Modified Diet

ALS Treatment Through Modified Diet

Recent research published in the medical journal The Lancet may lead to improved health conditions of persons suffering from the disease ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Researchers working on this study concluded that a modified diet including higher calorie intake and increased carbohydrates could be a viable ALS treatment. The study, which took […]