Earliest Symptoms of ALS
In the United States, approximately 5,600 people are diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, each year, according to the ALS Association. This disease, which is also called Lou Gehrig&#039;s disease, results in the progressive decline of the motor neurons responsible for voluntary muscle movement.
The Best Celebrity Reactions to the Ice Bucket Challenge ALS Breakthrough
Scientists have attributed the emergence of an important ALS breakthrough in part to the money raised by celebrities being doused with water.
How to Stop Muscle Twitches
Most muscle twitches are what doctors describe as �benign� events that require no medical treatment and go away on their own after a short while. Often, stress and anxiety are to blame. However, twitching muscles can sometimes be a symptom of more serious conditions that require prompt medical attention.