Vitamin D is Not a Protective Factor in ALS.

  title={Vitamin D is Not a Protective Factor in ALS.},
  author={H{\'e}l{\`e}ne Blasco and Blandine Madji Hounoum and Diane Dufour-Rainfray and Franck Patin and François Maillot and S Beltran and Paul H. Gordon and C. R. Andres and Philippe Corcia},
  journal={CNS neuroscience & therapeutics},
  volume={21 8},
AIMS Vitamin D deficiency has been associated with poorer prognosis in ALS. Better understanding of the role of vitamin D in ALS is needed to determine whether trials of systematic supplementation are justified. Our aim was to report vitamin D levels during the course of ALS and to evaluate its relationship with clinical parameters at diagnosis and with disease progression. METHODS We prospectively collected vitamin D serum concentrations from 125 consecutive ALS patients. Cox proportional… CONTINUE READING
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