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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge results in breakthrough

The Ice Bucket Challenge, a fund-raising craze that took the Internet by storm in 2014, has led to a major breakthrough by aiding the discovery of a gene variant associated with the motor neurone disease. Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease, which affects neurons in the brain and spinal cord. Patients often lose…

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