- By Dana Sparks
The Gene Quest for Two Deadly Diseases (pkg.)
Lou Gehrig’s Disease, or ALS, is a condition that slowly robs you of your ability to move, eat or even breathe. A related condition called frontotemporal dementia, or FTD, causes severe personality changes. Both diseases are fatal because they cause brain cells to die. Now a discovery at Mayo Clinic is offering some answers and new hope for future treatment of these diseases. [TRT 1:45]
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