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When was Stephen Hawking diagnosed with ALS?
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Stephen Hawking is brilliant man probably the smartest in theworld. He has done amazing things such as he has a Ph.D. inphysics. and Dr. Hawking has researched black holes. Hi…s mostimportant discovery so far is that black holes emit X-rays andgamma-rays that can be detected by special scientific instruments. Dr. Hawking is the author of A Brief History of Time and Black Holes and Baby Universes and Other Essays. NOT onlythat but he was diagnosed with Lou Gehrigs disease at the age of21. That disease slowly weakens all the muscles in the body andeventually kills you.He is the longest living survivor of thedisease(MORE THAN 40 YEARS) It is very rare for it to be found onsuch a young man. So because of all he has done in improving ourworld while suffering from a horrible disease he has shownbrilliance in the arms of total failure when he could have givenup. Our world would not be the same without Stephen Hawking.
God is not ready for him. He is a remarkable person because he is so brilliant. The UK government has kept him alive on machines (breathing, feeding, & speech) for decades b…ecause he is able to continue using his brain for scientific research. They give him round the clock care and have paid millions of dollars to keep him going. Both he and the govt. think it's worth it. Most ALS patients don't have the resources or the will to put themselves through that. So I really don't agree with the article that Hawking is a realistic "role model" for ALS patients. He's special but not typical. >> Stephen Hawking does not rely much on the government for medical care anymore. He used to when he was younger and less well known, and the government care wasn't much better than that of other ASL patients, his wife had to take care of him for long without extra help. He had several charity funds pay for adaptations. Now he is famous he pays his own staff and well known companies give him free stuff because its free advertising. Noone gets a team of 40 medical people to travel around from the government, not even Hawking. He pays them himself. Hawking has has a-typical ASL from the beginning, his disease did not progress as fast as that of other patients from the beginning. He was said to live only 2.5 years, but after that time his disease had not progressed that much, so he married and got his job. So he is not a good example. Most people do not have that luck. Hawking is an atheist, god has nothing to do with it.
Stephen Hawking is British. and one of the world's leading physicists and cosmologists. He has made numerous important contributions to those sciences, and is a leader in the …search for the TOE - the Theory of Everything. His email is S.W.Hawking@damtp.cam.ac.UK and his full name is Stephen William Hawking. He was born January 8th 1942. 300 years after Galileo's death. He was born in northern London. He went to collage and received his PH.D and was first a research fellow. Later he became a professional fellow at Gonville and Caius College. Stephen Hawking is a very good writer and he writes books for a living.
Stephen Hawking was born in Oxford, England.
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Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with ALS when he was 21, which was in about 1963. It is now 2012, and he is now 70. That makes him a 49 year survivor. A link can be found below …for more information.
Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease.
He worked hard and didn't allow his physical problems control his life.
When he was in his twenty-first year, ALS was developing in his body.
He was born with this disease
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no ALS started to develop during his twenty first year of his life.
Since it is hereditary, he has had it his whole life. The 'symptoms' began to show when he was in college, about 50 years ago.
The diagnosis of ALS came when Hawking was 21, in 1963.