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Barrow to Participate in First Platform Trial for ALS

Every 90 minutes, someone learns they have ALS and another person dies from the disease. People with ALS live about two to five years on average, and existing medications can only moderately slow the progression….

Barrow Neurologist Discusses Football and ALS

Dr. Shafeeq Ladha, director of the Gregory W. Fulton ALS and Neuromuscular Disease Center at Barrow, weighed in on the discussion of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) in football players. Retired football player Tim Green suspects…

Barrow ALS Experts Share Thoughts on Stephen Hawking’s Longevity

Theoretical physicist and cosmologist Dr. Stephen Hawking dedicated his life to studying the origin of the universe and became world-renowned for transforming our understanding of black holes. He brought his scholarly work to the masses…

Experts Discuss Importance of Myasthenia Gravis Awareness, Research

Muscle fatigue and weakness can signal many different medical disorders, so myasthenia gravis is not usually at the forefront of people’s minds. “As many as 100,000 people in the United States are living with myasthenia…

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