ALS Starts In The Brain, Not The MusclesIt has long been assumed that ALS develops in the muscles or the spinal cord, but recent scientific evidence has found that the brain has a significant role in the process, too. ALS, short for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that manifests in muscle weakness, paralysis, and ultimately, respiratory failure.
'Ice Bucket Challenge' Raises ALS Awareness One Splash At A TimeIt is a phenomenon that is spreading awareness of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) across the country through challenges that are posted to social media websites.

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