Lou Gehrig disease

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Lou Geh·rig dis·ease

n. Lou Gehrig, enfermedad de, atrofia muscular progresiva.
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The WREX can be used by people with cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig disease).
Cycad seeds have been used for food and medicines on three Pacific islands--Guam, Papua, and the Kii peninsula of Honshu Island, Japan--where disproportionately high numbers of people have suffered from lytigo-bodig, a rare condition that shares symptoms with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig disease) and Parkinson and Alzheimer diseases.