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(ger'ig),
Henry Louis, U.S. baseball player; 1903-1941, victim of Lou Gehrig disease. See: Lou Gehrig disease.
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The right-handed Cooper's biggest problem was that Lou Gehrig was left-handed.
A few years later, Eleanor, his newly widowed wife, told sports-writer Frank Graham for his 1942 book, Lou Gehrig: A Quiet Hero, that her husband had written a speech the night before the ceremony, but had refused her help.
But I have recently been diagnosed with ALS - better known as Lou Gehrig's disease - a disease that currently has no known cure," said Rapp.
The Iron Phi program was developed as a way to strengthen both Phi Delta Theta and its impact on the fight against Lou Gehrig's disease.
The (http://www.alsa.org/about-als/what-is-als.html) ALS Association wrote on its web site, "Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease", is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.
Lou Gehrig's Disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.
Gehrig retired after being diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, now known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
The study is believed to be one of the first in which a specific form of Lou Gehrig's disease, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, was replicated in a dish, analyzed and "treated," suggesting a potential future therapy all in a single study.
Foods rich in beta-carotene and lutein--two carotenoids found largely in fruits and vegetables--may lower the risk of ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
ILLINOIS VETERAN LAWMAKER DAWN CLARK NETSCH (D), who loved cigarette holders, champagne, beer and the White Sox, died at 86 after battling Lou Gehrig's Disease.
In his Hall-of-Fame career, Lou Gehrig established himself as a premier RBI producer.
Researchers have linked newly discovered gene mutations to some cases of the progressive fatal neurological disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis -- ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.