Visionary physicist Stephen Hawking passed away at the age of 76. The British scientist lived with ALS for 55 years, making him a medical miracle, and reminding us that ALS is a fight that still needs to be won.
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ALS or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Augie and his wife Lynne have raised over 60 million dollars through Augie’s Quest and feel hopeful for a cure.
The Doctors are joined by Augie and Lynne Nieto who are helping with the fight against ALS in amazing ways.
The Doctors welcome Augie, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2005, and his wife Lynne to the show. They discuss their new documentary “Augie” that shows the brutal truth of living life with ALS.
The thousands of people who dumped buckets of ice over their heads and donated to ALS have helped researchers gain a better understanding of what causes the disease and how it possibly could be cured.
Learn the signs and symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Plus, find out what treatment options are available for this debilitating disease.
The Doctors discuss how the 2015 Oscar-nominated film “The Theory of Everything” delves into famous physicist Stephen Hawking’s battle with the debilitating disease ALS.
Get a glimpse inside one of veteran publicist Nanci Ryder’s ALS treatment appointments. Plus, learn the common signs and symptoms of the progressive disease.
Nanci Ryder, veteran publicist and co-founder of BWR Public Relations, opens up about her ongoing battle with ALS.