ALS

Exposure to environmental toxin ups Alzheimer's risk

The cause of neurodegenerative disease remains largely unknown, and the role of environmental factors in these illnesses is poorly understood.

New ALS find may pave way for 'much-needed' cure

Over the last decade, mutations that cause ALS have been found in a growing number of genes that encode RNA-binding proteins.

Moral traits key component of identity

While we may consider our memory as being essential to who we are, others consider our moral traits to be the core component of our identity.

World's first hands-free smartphone for disabled

An Israeli company claims to have developed the first completely hands-free smartphone that can allow disabled users to control the device with head movement.

Heart drug may treat paralysing disease

Digoxin, a medication used in the treatment of heart failure, may be adapted for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive, paralysing disease, suggested a research.

Samsung Galaxy S5 takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Samsung Galaxy S5 has taken the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. And as anyone who takes up the challenge, Samsung has nominated iPhone 5, HTC One M8 and the Nokia Lumia 930.

`Dabangg` girl Sonakshi Sinha takes up ALS Ice Bucket Challenge!

Bollywood`s `Dabangg` girl Sonakshi Sinha became the latest celeb to have joined the league. Sonkashi took the challenge without being nominated by anybody.

Priyanka Chopra not interested ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Actress Priyanka Chopra has been nominated by many to take up the ALS ice bucket challenge, but she doesn`t seem to be interested.

Sunny Leone challenges Honey Singh ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been a rage with celebrities across the world. Hollywood and Bollywood stars have taken up the challenge posting their videos online to raise awareness about the neurological disease.

Pamela Anderson refuses Ice Bucket Challenge

Pamela Anderson has refused to participate in the viral Ice Bucket Challenge, in which people dare one another to dump a bucket of iced water over their heads to raise awareness for Lou Gehrig`s disease, or ALS.

Obama pours cold water on Ice Bucket Challenge

President Barack Obama won`t be taking part in the ice bucket challenge that is sweeping America to raise money and awareness for Lou Gehrig`s disease, also called amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS.

Sania, Yuvraj, Bopanna – all going crazy about Ice Bucket Challenge

World known personalities like Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Cristiano Ronaldo and Oprah Winfrey have already taken up the challenge and now the Indian sports personalities are also finding themselves gripped by the Ice Bucket fever.

Stephen Hawking turns 70, misses birthday event

Doctors predicted he had just months to live in 1963 when he was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, a deadly disease.