Brain Implant Allows Fully Paralyzed Patient to Communicate

Letter by painstaking letter, a man in a completely locked-in state was able to formulate words and sentences using only his thoughts.

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Pat Quinn, Who Promoted A.L.S. Ice Bucket Challenge, Dies at 37

Mr. Quinn, who learned he had A.L.S. a month after he turned 30, was credited with helping to make the ice-bucket videos a viral sensation that raised $220 million worldwide.

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Drug May Extend A.L.S. Patients’ Lives by Several Months, Study Finds

The two-drug combination invented by college students is one of many potential therapies being tested for this paralyzing fatal condition.

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New Treatment for Lou Gehrig’s Disease Shows Promise

A study of their therapy and clinical trials of other experimental treatments are offering glimmers of hope that paralysis from the disorder can be slowed.

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