Tag: ALS epidemic and Guam

Alzheimer's disease facts

Chamorro’s Battling Epidemic More than 50 years ago, U.S. Navy physicians stationed on Guam found a shocking rate of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is about 50 to 100 times higher than expected. Now, a new paper in the Nov. 11 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences may revive one of the original ideas: that […]

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