Tag Archives: ALS

ALS survival shorter with smoking

By: Devon Andre | Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 10:00 AM
ALS survival shorter with smoking

Although smoking has been tied to shorter life expectancy in general, it has particularly negative effects on people with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis). There is currently no cure for ALS, though researchers have identified numerous risk factors including genes,… Read More

Study uncovers possible new explanation for ALS

By: Emily Lunardo | Friday, October 30, 2015 - 11:00 AM
Study uncovers possible new explanation for ALS

Researchers from the University of Toronto are closer to a possible explanation for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). ALS is a chronic neurological disease that does not currently have a cure. The researcher’s findings may bring doctors a step closer to… Read More