ALS & Head Injury: Linked?

September 2010
PN;Sep2010, Vol. 64 Issue 9, p25
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The article presents a reprint of the article "ALS & Head Injury: Linked?" which appeared in the May 2010 issue of the newsletter "VA Research Currents." It focuses on a study of genetic and environmental risk factors for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis which suggests that head injury will heighten the risk for the condition. It claims that the study is conducted by researchers Silke Schmidt and Eugene Oddone from the Durham Veteran Affairs Medical Center and Duke University in North Carolina.


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