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27th April 2011, 09:51
Hi all,

Today, PatientsLikeMe reveals the results of a patient-initiated observational study refuting a 2008(1) published study that claimed lithium carbonate could slow the progression of the neurodegenerative disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). PatientsLikeMe, a health data-sharing website with more than 100,000 patients and 500+ conditions, announces its study results in the journal, Nature Biotechnology.


Another nail in the hope that lithium carbonate could slow progression. I think we all knew this anyway!


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