Identification of Abnormal Protein May Help Diagnose, Treat ALS and Frontotemporal Dementia, Mayo Clinic Study  
2/13/2013 8:19:38 AM

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease, and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) are devastating neurodegenerative diseases with no effective treatment. Researchers are beginning to recognize ALS and FTD as part of a spectrum disorder with overlapping symptoms.