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Post ALS linked to water, researchers find (Topix)

A toxin present in blue-green algae and consumed by sealife may be a cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease - and other neurological diseases in humans who ingest contaminated water or seafood, according to research conducted by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center neurologist Elijah Stommel.



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