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What percentage of ALS is genetic?

12:00 EDT 21 Jun 2017 | Medical Xpress

Up to 90 percent of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) report that they have no family history of the disease. Now, new research has found approximately 17 percent of such ALS cases may be caused by a gene mutation, according to a study published in the June 21, 2017, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

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