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Published by Nova Biomedical Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis,
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis,
  • Research

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJason G. Farrell, editor.
ContributionsFarrell, Jason G.
LC ClassificationsRC406.A24 N49 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16939859M
ISBN 101600216234
ISBN 109781600216237
LC Control Number2007047060

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm: Contents: Interactions between excitotoxity and oxidative stress in ALS: clues for pharmacotherapy / Lucio Tremolizzo [and others] --Current concepts and research in multidisciplinary management of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / J.A. Rocha and D.A. McKim --Amyotrophic. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations ; 27 cm: Contents: Familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / Josef Finsterer --The lesson we can learn from familial ALS patients carrying a SOD1 mutation / Cristina Cereda [and others] --Interactions between excitotoxicity and oxidative stress in ALS: clues for pharmacotherapy / Lucio Tremolizzo. Contents. Search term.. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a neurological disorder characterized by progressive degeneration of motor neuron cells in the spinal cord and brain, which ultimately results in paralysis and death. The disease takes its less-scientific name from Lou Gehrig, a baseball player with the New York Yankees in the late s and s, . Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Understanding and optimizing quality of life and psychological well-being presents a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the enhancement of the lives of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and their caregivers. ALS is a progressive, fatal neurodegenerative disorder. No current medical therapy can reverse or stop its progression, and the promotion.

  Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease. ALS is characterized by a loss of the neurons that control voluntary movements. One of the molecular mechanisms that seems to contribute to ALS is oxidative stress. The purpose of this project is to identify new risk factors and biomarkers of ALS risk. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease) and thorough books, Everyday Life with ALS: A Practical Guide. and the. MDA ALS through its aggressive worldwide research program. Since , the Association has invested more than $ million in its ALS. Books of Interest The materials and Web sites referenced and/or linked from The ALS Association Web site are provided for information purposes only. The linked sites are not under The ALS Association's control, and The Association does not assume any responsibility or liability for any communication or materials available at such linked sites.   2. Rosen, D.R. et al. Mutations in Cu/Zn superoxide dismutase gene are associated with familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Nature , 59–62 ().This study was the first to identify a Cited by:

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Guide For Patients and Families, 3rd Edition This extensively revised and rewritten new edition of the bestselling Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: A Guide For Patients and Families addresses all of those needs, and brings up-to-date . The term motor neuron disease refers to several diseases affecting the motor neurons and is sometimes used interchangeably to refer to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which is the most common motor neuron disease. This chapter will focus on ALS. A complex combination of molecular pathways and cell interactions cause ALS. About 10% of ALS cases are genetic, although it has been. Book Description. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis / Lou Gehrig's or motor neuron disease is a degenerative disease of the aging nervous system. Drs Eisen and Krieger bring research expertise and extensive clinical experience to provide this practical and thought-provoking account.'The range of subjects covered is astonishing their reviews are comprehensive and sophisticated.5/5(1). Charcot described amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in Despite progress, this creeping paralysis, known colloquially as Lou Gehrig's disease, is still not visibly affected by available ther.