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Stephen Hawkings has ALS

June 22, 2010

Disease is no bar for Intelligent minds: Hawkings ALS story Stephen William Hawking who once said “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.”, was born on 8 January 1942 in Oxford, England. With degrees like CH, CBE, FRS, FRSA Hawking is a British theoretical physicist, whose scientific career spans over 40 years. His books […]

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Electromyography

June 11, 2010

EMG: Introduction, Uses, Preparation, Procedure, Diagnoses and Risks Electromyography (EMG) is a medical test performed to evaluate and record the electrical activity (electromyogram) produced by skeletal muscles using an instrument called electromyograph. EMG test is often performed together with another test called nerve conduction study, that measures the conducting function of nerves. The electrical source […]

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Jason Becker: Living with ALS

December 20, 2009

About Jason Becker Jason Eli Becker (born July 22, 1969) started playing guitar at the age of 5 years old and was already a guitar hero by the age of 20 (1989) when he was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease) which slowly robbed him of his ability to walk, play […]

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