Melatonin Might Benefit ALS Patients, But More Research Needed

Melatonin Might Benefit ALS Patients, But More Research Needed

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Melatonin Might Benefit ALS Patients, But More Research Needed

People with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) who use melatonin have better survival outcomes and experience slower disease progression, a new analysis indicates. The findings suggest that melatonin may be beneficial for people with ALS. However, because the analysis was not designed to find cause-and-effect relationships, further studies are needed, researchers said. Results of the study, “Melatonin may slow disease progression in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: Findings from the Pooled Resource Open‐Access ALS Clinic Trials database,” were published…

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