ALS: Most Patients Don’t Live Like Stephen Hawking

ALS: Most Patients Don’t Live Like Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking’s 55-year battle with ALS was inspiring, but most people with the disease don’t live more than 5 years and don’t have the medical care he did.

How Did Stephen Hawking Survive ALS for Decades?

Editor’s note: Stephen Hawking passed away on Wednesday after a long battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). This piece has been updated to reflect that.

Why Stephen Hawking Was Able To Live So Long With ALS

Mar 19, 2018 · I mean, 10 percent of U.S. patients can live 10 years or longer. But somebody like Stephen Hawking is certainly an outlier. «It’s not uncommon to see people in their 20s diagnosed today.

How Has Stephen Hawking Lived Past 70 with ALS

But like his mind, Hawking’s illness seems to be singular. Most patients with ALS—also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, for the famous baseball player who succumbed to the disease—are diagnosed

How Did Stephen Hawking Live So Long with ALS? | Time

Stephen Hawking died of ALS after battling the disease for 55 years. Here’s what to know about ALS and Hawking’s case. Stephen Hawking May Have Been the Longest-Living ALS Survivor.

Most People with ALS Don’t Live Like Stephen Hawking Did

I came away from the interview with wonderment. Hawking was one of the most impressive people I’ve ever met. However, his life isn’t typical for most people who live with ALS. He lived far longer and had more medical assistance than most.

My ALS Hero: Stephen Hawking – ALS News Today

It matters that you don’t just give up.” –Stephen Hawking Like many ALS patients, Hawking felt depressed following his diagnosis. But rather than drifting in sadness, he chose to follow his passion for understanding and explaining the cosmos.

Stephen Hawking and ALS: How was he able to live so long?

Mar 14, 2018 · How did Stephen Hawking live so long with ALS? and there’s only a 10% chance patients live more than a decade, the ALS Association says. but we don’t …

Stephen Hawking Turns 76: How Has He Lived So Long With ALS?

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking turns 76 today, reaching an age well beyond what was expected when he was diagnosed with ALS decades ago.

How Do You Die from ALS? – livescience.com

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking, who died today (March 14) at age 76, battled amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) for most of his life.

Stephen Hawking had ALS for 55 years. How did he do it?

Stephen Hawking at a photo call for a gala screening of the documentary ‘Hawking’, a film about the scientist’s life, at the opening night of the Cambridge Film Festival in Cambridge, on Sept. 19