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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) (cont.)

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Author: Fernando Dangond, MD, Director, Medical Affairs - Specialized Therapeutics, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals.

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD

Previous authors and editors: Editors: Neil A Busis, MD, Chief, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Shadyside, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; Carmel Armon, MD, MHS, MSc, Professor of Neurology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Chief, Division of Neurology, Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, Massachusetts.

References: Kamel, F., et al., Association of cigarette smoking with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neuroepidemiology, 1999. 18(4): p. 194-202.

Nelson LM, McGuire V, Longstreth WT Jr, et al. Population-based case-control study of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in western Washington State. I. Cigarette smoking and alcohol consumption. Am J Epidemiol 2000;151:156-63.


Last Editorial Review: 12/12/2007

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