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What is the treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?

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In brief: Not good

Lou gehrig's disease remains resistant to successful treatment or control.
The drug Riluzole is on the market but is very disappointing, although may delay useage of a tracheostomy tube for a few months. We are learning about a misfolded protein, and this may point the way for future success.

In brief: Not good

Lou gehrig's disease remains resistant to successful treatment or control.
The drug Riluzole is on the market but is very disappointing, although may delay useage of a tracheostomy tube for a few months. We are learning about a misfolded protein, and this may point the way for future success.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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