turin the first effective cure for als discovered

Turin, the first effective cure for ALS discovered

Sumary of Turin, the first effective cure for ALS discovered:

  • Or more precisely, it can be treated in subjects carrying the SOD1 genetic mutation, responsible for about 2% of the 168 thousand estimated cases of ALS in the world, which have a very variable life expectancy, ranging from one year to more than 20.
  • The average age of the onset of the disease ranges from 50 to 70 years of age and the hypothesis is that there is a genetic predisposition, ascertained in about 5-10% of cases.

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