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Lou Gehrig's Disease

  • By: Farhana Akter
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Lou Gehrig's disease (LGD) also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a chronic disease of the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord that are responsible for voluntary muscle movement. It is the most frequent adult-onset motor neuron disease. The ...

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