A tooth biomarker suggests risk for ALS, and possibly other neurodegenerative diseases, could be detected during childhood

A compelling new study is suggesting signs of the neurodegenerative disease Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) may be detectable in teeth, decades before the onset of any symptoms. The research points to a lifelong dysfunction in metabolizing metals as a possible factor in the onset of this still mysterious disease.

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