Lou Gehrig's Disease is also called ALS or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

It is usually called Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in most Commonwealth countries like England

Links and Information Compiled by Nancy Allen

Probably the 2 most famous people that have had Lou Gehrig's disease (Motor Neuron Disease)

are Lou Gehrig and Stephen Hawking

To learn more about Lou Gehrig the famous baseball player click on his name.

In 1963 Stephen Hawking was given 2 years to live. He is still alive today in 1914.

  To learn more about Stephen Hawking click here on his name.

He is considered as one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists since Einstein.


ALS Association

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Fact Sheet

U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Mayo Clinic


ALS Information on the MDA website


Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

PubMed Health

U.S. National Library of Medicine


Lou Gehrig's Disease

Health Central Encyclopedia


Common Cause of Lou Gehrig's Disease Found



Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) - Topic Overview

Web MD


Why Me? Vets Face Much Higher

Risk of Lou Gehrig's Disease


Genes may play a greater role in Lou Gehrig's Disease

What is ALS? Oklahomans affected talk about the disease

Lou Gehrig's Disease is Rare, National Count Finds



Brainwave headset can help ALS patients with daily tasks


Father makes videos for newborn son after being diagnosed with fatal disease



Early Signs That High-Calorie Diet May Help With Lou Gehrig's Disease.

Regimen that boosted carbohydrate intake seemed to work best, researchers say, but more study needed.

By HealthDay Reporter