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A blend of choline, uridine, and docohexaenoic acid (DHA) serves as precursor to lipid molecules essential for forming and maintaining membranes of brain cells.
High-resolution ultrasound offers an inexpensive, non-invasive and fast method to detect cancer that could someday help doctors identify cancers.
Drinking cranberry juice or taking cranberry supplements associates with a protective effect against urinary tract infection (UTI).
University of Nottingham (UK) researchers have begun the search for a new class of injectable materials that will stimulate stem cells to regenerate tissue.
Frankincense, the resin from the trunk of the Boswellia tree, contains substances that may hold promise in treating conditions of inflammation.
Eating Western-style fast food on a regular basis significantly increased the risk of diabetes and coronary heart disease.
Higher doses of Vitamin D may be the most beneficial approach to reduce bone fractures among older adults.
Parkinson’s Disease may start with non-motor symptoms affecting physical, mental, and emotional health, that precede the onset of the disease by several years.
Strawberry extracts stimulate proteins that help to increase antioxidant activities of cells.
Low levels of vitamin B-6 and B-12 are associated with an increased risk of impaired cognition.
The kitchen spice rack may contain non-drug therapies for progressive neurological disorders that damage or destroy the function of neurons.
Blocked blood vessels in the brain, that are too small to be seen with current medical imaging technologies, may contribute to declines in walking ability and m
People with Parkinson's Disease are at a higher risk of melanoma, the most dangerous type of skin cancer and the leading cause of death from skin diseases.
U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences finds that people with diabetes may have a slightly increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease.
A gene therapy called NLX-P101 dramatically reduces movement impairment in Parkinson's patients.
Caspases, a family of enzymes, play a role in the inflammatory process associated with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases.
Rich in anthocyanins, berries may lower a person’s risk of developing Parkinson’s Disease by up to 40%.
Neuronal exhaustion can lead to premature cell death, potentially triggering the onset of Parkinson’s symptoms.
Industrial release of copper and manganese correlate to increased cases of Parkinson’s.
A newly discovered genetic contributor to late-onset, sporadic Parkinson's disease implicates the immune system.
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