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Dad With ALS Finally Speaks – To Say No, You Can’t Marry My Daughter

A brainwave development in human-computer interaction has allowed four patients with Motor-Neurone Disease, more commonly known as ALS thanks to ice-wielding dipshits, to communicate for the first time in years. And one of them has used the technique to resolutely refuse permission for his daughter to marry her boyfriend. Read More >>

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Brain Implant Allows Paralysed Woman to Communicate With Her Mind

Researchers in the Netherlands have successfully tested a brain implant that allows a patient with late-stage ALS to spell messages at the rate of two letters per minute. Read More >>

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Here’s the Exact Way That the Ice Bucket Challenge Helped ALS Research

Last year’s hugely popular “ice bucket challenge” saw celebrities pouring buckets of ice water over their heads to help fight Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS), or Motor Neurone Disease (MND) as it is described in the UK. Sceptics dismissed it as mere “slacktivism,” but researchers told us that the money led directly to a scientific breakthrough. Can slacktivism actually work? Read More >>