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Researchers Trace Parkinson’s Damage in the Heart

By the time typical symptoms of Parkinson's appear and patients are diagnosed with the disease, 60% of people experience significant damage to the heart's connections to the sympathetic nervous system. Researchers have investigated where inflammation and oxidative stress occur in the heart, and how this relates to heart problems associated with Parkinson's.... Read More...
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Diabetes Drug ‘Significantly Reverses Memory Loss’ in Alzheimer’s: Mouse Study

Lancaster University researchers report a drug developed to treat diabetes shows promise in reversing memory loss associated with Alzheimer's in mouse models of the disease. The drug appears to have a neuroprotective effect, enhancing brain growth factors while reducing amyloid plaques, chronic inflammation and oxidative stress. The drug also slows down the rate of neuron loss.... Read More...