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An Improved Way to Make Motor Neurons in the Laboratory from Stem Cells

A research team from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has reported that they can produce human motor neurons from stem cells much more quickly and efficiently than previous methods allowed. 508 more words

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Why Do I Do This?

Occasionally, people have mentioned that they think I am so brave to share my ALS journey in such a public forum. I certainly don’t feel brave. 710 more words


Diseases Details Explanation Video Tutorials

As more diseases are discovered(?), the treatment becomes more Complex.

So are the disciplines of Medicine,

Medical Science has the vicarious pleasure using high-sounding names even for simple Diseases,one gets scared on hearing the names. 626 more words


ALS in 50 Words

Recently, WordPress, through its own “Daily Post”, challenged its bloggers to create a post consisting of 50 words. No more. No less. Challenge accepted.

ALS in 50 Words… 50 more words


The Packer Sweep

As many of you know I am a big Green Bay Packer fan. Being born in that city means it is in your blood. I recently watched a documentary on Vince Lombardi who many believe is the greatest coach and motivator who ever lived. 431 more words

New Method Derived Skeletal Muscle Cells from Pluripotent Stem Cells

A University of Wisconsin research team led by Masatoshi Suzuki has devised a new protocol for the production of large quantities of skeletal muscle cells from pluripotent stem cells. 425 more words

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Fear vs. Trust

The Lord is my light and my salvation—
whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life—
of whom shall I be afraid? 664 more words