January 28, 2022

National ALS Registry releases updated prevalence estimates

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Thursday, August 4, 2016 The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry’s (ATSDR) National ALS Registry today released its second report on the prevalence of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease) in the United States for the years 2012 and 2013. The report shows the Registry identified 14,713 and 15,908 people, […]

Gadget of the week

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Brain implants help the paralyzed type faster By Jon Fingas From engadget It’s possible for paralysis victims to type and otherwise communicate with the world, but they usually have to do so at a glacial pace. They might not be nearly so limited in the future, though. In experiments combining BrainGate2 (a high-speed neural implant […]