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Lou Gehrig’s disease may affect the mind

Even though the neurologic disorder known as Lou Gehrig’s disease has long been thought to ravage the body while leaving the mind untouched, a new study suggests that the condition may also affect thinking skills and behavior. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease after the New York Yankees first baseman who retired after developing this condition. The rare neurologic disease mainly affects the nerve cells responsible for controlling voluntary muscle movement such as walking or…