Although records of ALS aren’t kept everywhere in the country, doctors estimate that between 12,000 and 15,000 people in the United States have it. Though this nerve disease is relatively rare, the illness has a devastating, paralyzing effect on the people who have it.
As of now, ALS isn’t curable. However, many clinical trials show promising results in treating it in the future. Among these trials, the use of stem cells for ALS stands out as an innovative solution.
In this article, we’ll cover everything you need to know about where stem cell therapy stands as a possible solution to Lou Gehrig’s disease. Let’s get started! [Read more…]