What is risk of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) among Military Veterans?

Research Paper Title Retrospective Assessment of Occupational Exposures for the GENEVA Study of ALS among Military Veterans. Background This paper describes the retrospective exposure assessment conducted to assess occupational exposures for the Genes and Environmental Exposures in Veterans (GENEVA) study, a case-control study investigating the joint contribution of genetics and environmental exposures to the risk… Read More

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ALS: What’s the Role of Obesity & Type 2 Diabetes?

I think I can safely state that obesity can lead to diabetes, which in turn can lead to several other negative health issues. However, according to a recent study by Kiomourtzoglou and colleagues (2015) being obese and having type 2 diabetes can actually protect people against a few rare conditions. The population-based nested case-control study… Read More