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Does air pollution cause dementia?

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While coarse pollution particles seldom make it past our upper lungs, fine and ultrafine particles can travel from our nostrils along neural pathways directly into our brains. Once there, they can wre…
June 26, 2015

Low-dose lithium reduces side effects from most common treatment for Parkinson's disease

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Low-dose lithium reduced involuntary motor movements - the troubling side effect of the medication most commonly used to treat Parkinson's disease (PD) - in a mouse model of the condition that is diag…
July 27, 2015

Alzheimer's Drugs in the Works Might Treat Other Diseases, Too

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Efforts to find a treatment for Alzheimer's disease have been disappointing so far. But there's a new generation of drugs in the works that researchers think might help not only Alzheimer's patients,…
July 19, 2015

2 Markers of Parkinson’s Progression May Help Trials in Newly Diagnosed Patients

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A five year study by the Movement Disorder Society found that dopaminergic  (levadopa & dopamine agonists) were evaluated in participants in 2 ways: on and off-time periods, while findings for the…
April 11, 2018

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