ALSN Vol. 7, No. 1
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Posted on Friday, February 1, 2002 - 17:00, By: Margaret Wahl
Unlocking the mysteries of Guamanian ALS
After 50 years of research, the cause behind a cluster of ALS among the native people of Guam — the Chamorro — remains a mystery. Some research groups have pointed to a toxin from the cycad nut, a staple in the Chamorro diet, but that theory has been largely...
Posted on Friday, February 1, 2002 - 17:00, By: Freelance
Anne Markovich, RN, BSN Nurse Coordinator, Neuromuscular Disorders Program MDA Clinic, Northwestern University, Chicago *Reprinted with permission from Chicago Cares, the MDA/ALS Division Newsletter from Chicago
Persons with ALS have many respiratory issues that are a direct result of their...