ACE inhibitors lower Amyotropic Lateral Sclerosis risk by about 57%

November 12, 2014 6:58 AM

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A group of researchers has found that the people who took recommended doses of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors for over four years lowered their risk of developing amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by an impressive 57 percent.

A new study conducted on the adult population of Taiwan found that those suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) were remarkably less likely to have used the ACE inhibitors before they were diagnoses for the disease in comparison to other individuals in the general population.

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