ALS


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ALS

abbr.
1. amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
2. autograph letters, signed

ALS

abbreviation for
autograph letter signed

ALS

amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ALS - thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cordALS - thickening of tissue in the motor tracts of the lateral columns and anterior horns of the spinal cord; results in progressive muscle atrophy that starts in the limbs
nervous disorder, neurological disease, neurological disorder - a disorder of the nervous system
induration, sclerosis - any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue
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Stuart Millheiser and the ALS Guardian Angels are ready and eager to get back to helping those affected by this devastating illness, just in time for the holiday season.
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ALS usually kills a person within 5 years of the diagnosis.
Several epidemiological studies have implicated gene-environment interactions in the development of PD and ALS.
ALS (also referred to as Motor Neuron Disease (MND), Charcot's disease or Lou Gehrig's disease) is a progressive and fatal neurological disease that affects 100,000 -120,000 people worldwide with about 1,200 new cases occurring in the UK each year.
The decision to immediately grant service connection also means that Gulf War veterans suffering from ALS can get immediate medical treatment and care from the VA and that their families will be cared for.
Chapters 1 through 4 set the foundation for a discussion of the ALS diagnosis.
Rubenstein, co-CEO of The Carlyle Group; and Bloomberg Philanthropies today unveiled Target ALS, a $25 million three-year initiative to streamline discovery of new approaches to treating ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease).
Throughout the last ten years, The ALS Guardian Angels (lead by Stuart Millheiser) has offered its services to ALS families that were suffering financially.
Watch ``ER'' tonight to see the wonderful job a handful of local ALS patients - all with sharp minds trapped in deteriorating bodies - did in teaching actor James Woods the depth and feeling he needed to nail his role as a doctor diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Haley of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas tracked down 17 veterans who were diagnosed with ALS by 1998 and before they had turned 45.