11 children diagnosed with new form of ALS

Six years ago, a teenager from Italy traveled to the U.S. in hopes of finding a diagnosis for her mysterious medical condition, which had caused her to lose the ability to walk and required her to have a breathing tube. Now, researchers have diagnosed her and 10 other children with a new form of ALS that strikes in childhood and progresses more slowly than what is typically seen with this condition.

By Healthy Tips