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SLUG: ALS Research
Remember the famous ALS Ice Bucket challenge from a few years ago?
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Well, it’s now being credited with advancements in fighting Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Millions took part in the challenge raising over 100 million dollars.
Scientists say that money funded research to identify a new gene that could lead to new therapies.
Andre Thurairatnam, Western News.