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Human generational study pinpoints epigenetic cause of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

Researchers at the University of Toronto have uncovered new insights on the genetic causes of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. These findings could uncover a new way to detect a genetic predisposition to ALS before the disease strikes. The team state that a common mutation associated with ALS is an unstable repeated DNA sequence within

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