Essays Tagged: "Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis"

Lou Gehrig

he Yankees. He became known as the spark plug of the Yankees.In June 1939 Gehrig was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Today it is known as Lou Gehrig's disease. It's a fatal disease which ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

What is the disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclrosis?

etween the years of 40 and 70, with the exact average being 45.6 years old.The most classic case of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is Lou Gehrig. Lou Gehrig was a New York Yankees first baseman, who fr ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gherig's disease)

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis(Lou Gherig's Disease)Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis is a deadly disease ... ar dystrophy affects the muscle.Sources"ALS." Internet site. Post date: June 1995.Hopkins, Harold. "Amyotrophic Latral Sclerosis." CD-ROM: Grolier Encyclopedia. 1995 ed.Williams, D. B. "Amyotrophic La ...

(2 pages) 56 0 2.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Study notes naming various genetically inherited diseases.

lung, bladder, breast, skin (melanoma)* Neurological illnesses and disorders: Alzheimer's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's disease), Gaucher's disease, Huntington's disease, multi ...

(1 pages) 66 2 2.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Henry Louis Gehrig (Lou Gehrig).

appearing in 2130 consecutive games from 1925 to 1939.Lou Gehrig was struck with the spinal disease Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and was forced to retire from baseball early in the 1939 season. ...

(2 pages) 37 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Discusses the symptoms, possible treatments and famous cases of ALS.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, is a life threatening neuro ...

(2 pages) 30 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The biography of Jim "catfish" hunter, famous pitcher.

d fishing. Hunter died on September 9, 1999 at the age of 53 after complications from a battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig's Disease). He is buried there in the Cedarwood Cemetery in Hertford, North Carolina.

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Fatal Disease: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

The Fatal Disease: Amyotrophic Lateral SclerosisAmyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive incurable neuromus ... ll I pray for the families that have to cope with it right now. There is a GOD... and there is HOPE!Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis causes degeneration of nerve cells connected to the brain that control ... ucation & Research Foundation. Adapting to Breathing Changes and Use of Noninvadive Ventilation.Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association. (2004). A Reason for Hope. Calabas Hills, CA: Author.Ange ...

(15 pages) 87 0 4.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, better known as Lou Gehrig's Disease

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a disease that causes muscles to stop working. ALS is a rare ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Maximizing Body Building Efficiency with Creatine

etes, who want to increase muscular performance, generally use creatine. Recently, for treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, usage of creatine has increased, because if creatine increases energy ...

(1 pages) 20 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Steven Hawking Biography

amous for having ALS. If you a picture of him you will see him in a wheel chair due to his disease. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or ALS, also known as Lou Gherig disease, is a disease that depletes t ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.5 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Euthanasia: An Issue of Quality of Life

It's 1993, Sue Rodriguez is 42 years old; she is diagnosed with fatal amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also called Lou Gehrig's Disease. Her prognosis: steady deterioration ...

(7 pages) 79 0 4.5 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

"Tuesdays with Morrie" text overview

g views. Mitch Albom writes about his professor and friend - Morrie Schwartz, who is suffering from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). Morrie's values are quite different from the widely held values ...

(5 pages) 82 0 1.7 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Stephen Hawkings

f determination to continue.When Stephen Hawking was in college he was struck with a disease called Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (AIS)! AIS is a disease that destroys the nerves that carry messages f ...

(1 pages) 559 0 0.0 Jun/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Nursing Homes

(6 pages) 35 0 5.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS, Lou Gehrig's Disease ...

(2 pages) 15 0 5.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Learning To Live Is Learning To Die

career due to asthma in his 60?s. His health was slipping. After many tests, he was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as (ALS,) in 1994, which is Lou Gehrig?s disease. It is an ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, after the famous baseball pl ... form of ALS is called "Sporadic ALS" because it appears to strike randomly. (Aebischer).What does "Amyotrophic" really mean? A-myo-trophic comes from the Greek language. "A" means no, or negative. "M ... lt; >.Walling, Anne D, M.D.. "Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Lou GehrigsDisease "American Family Physician. 15 march1999. 31 oct 2007

(2 pages) 28 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Peer Interviews: Is Research Important

(4 pages) 27 0 1.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Science Essays