Finding New Treatments

July 2011
PN;Jul2011, Vol. 65 Issue 7, p29
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The article reports on the article that reveals that the data on an online patient social media site "PatientsLikeMe" supports the information found at a clinical trial on the use of lithium as a treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Director of Research and Development Paul Wicks says that they have a responsibility to make patients understand the significance of enrolling in clinical trials. It mentions the partnership between ALS Association and Northeast ALS Consortium (NEALS).


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