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Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als), also known as motor neurone disease (mnd), and lou gehrig's disease, is a specific disease which causes the death of. Henry louis gehrig (june 19, 1903 – june 2, 1941), nicknamed the iron horse, was an american baseball first baseman who played his entire professional career (17. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als), also known as lou gehrig’s disease, charcot's disease, and motor neuron disease (mnd), attacks certain cells in the brain and. What is amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als), also known as lou gehrig's disease, and motor neuron disease als is a neurodegeneration having shared characteristics. Als symptoms affect muscles in your hands, arms, feet, and legs the disease can also affect how you speak and swallow, too.
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