environmental factors

Posted on Wednesday, October 1, 2003 - 16:03, By: Margaret Wahl
A government-supported research team announced in the Sept. 23 issue of the journal Neurology that having served in southwest Asia during the Gulf War significantly increases the risk of later developing ALS.
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2002 - 17:00, By: Other
High rates of ALS on Guam may have been caused by the native people’s predilection for eating bats, according to a new theory. Two researchers proposed the theory based partly on observations that the bats — a delicacy among native Guamanians — eat poisonous nuts from the indigenous cycad tree. "If...