Lou Gehrig's disease diagnosed in Hunter

...most days around his farm in Hertford, N.C. -- hunting with one of his sons. Days after being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's Disease, the 52-year-old Hall of Fame pitcher was not about to allow the illness to interfere with his daily routine...

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Study: Military vets face elevated risk of Lou Gehrig's disease

...who served in the U.S. military during the last century appear to have an unusually high risk of dying from Lou Gehrig's disease, but experts are puzzled over why and are uncertain whether the apparent hazard is real. The surprising finding...

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New hope for sufferers

...chemical to delay the onset of Lou Gehrig's disease in mice and prolong their...promise not just for deadly Lou Gehrig's disease but for other degenerative...Some 30,000 Americans have Lou Gehrig's disease, formally known as amyotrophic...

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Company to stop giving experimental drug to Lou Gehrig's sufferers

...afford to provide sufferers of Lou Gehrig's disease with an experimental drug...time, by nodding his head. Lou Gehrig's disease has paralyzed much of Hahn's...cells from destruction by Lou Gehrig's disease, formally known as amyotrophic...

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Praises doctor's care and research

...was moved to tears. As Dr. Michael Rivner's Lou Gehrig's Disease Research Coordinator, I have been given the opportunity...advocacy for Scooter and many other patients battling Lou Gehrig's Disease. Physicians from all over the Southeast send their...

Georgians can now apply for medical marijuana through a registry at the Georgia Department of Public Health

...end-stage forms of the following diseases: multiple sclerosis (MS), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's disease, Parkinson's disease and sickle cell disease. That would mean roughly 500,000 patients in Georgia are potentially...

Gov. Deal signs executive order requiring state agency readiness for medical marijuana law

...Rep. Allen Peake, R-Macon, will allow the use of cannabis oil for treatment of seizure disorders, cancer, Lou Gehrig's disease, multiple sclerosis, Crohn's disease, mitochondrial disease, Parkinson's and sickle cell anemia.The news...

Ga. Senate OKs compromise bill on medical marijuana

...a limit of 5 percent THC for treatment of seizure disorders, sickle cell anemia, cancer, Crohn's disease, Lou Gehrig's disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), mitochondrial disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease. An amendment...

Medical marijuana research presents unique opportunity to regents

...are considering allowing use of marijuana-based oils for a dozen or more, including sickle cell disease and Lou Gehrig's Disease."Are these seizures just a child's disease?" asked Regent Dean Alford.They usually continue into adulthood...

Cowboys' Greg Hardy suspended 10 games by NFL

...their 30s and 40s with Parkinson's disease or Lou Gehrig's disease, or for deaths involving chronic brain trauma...former Patriots and Eagles running back who has Lou Gehrig's disease.The settlement approval ends a nearly four-year...