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Effect of Acacia catechu (L.f.) Willd. on Oxidative Stress with Possible Implications in Alleviating Selected Cognitive Disorders

Generation of highly Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) is an integral feature of a normal cell. Of late, knowledge of free radicals and ROS has brought about a revolution in the domain of health and disease…

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Continuous intestinal infusion of levodopa-carbidopa gel shows benefit in advanced Parkinson’s disease

mdCurrent Conference Report: 64th American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting A novel strategy to reduce the motor complications associated with fluctuating blood levels of levodopa in patients with Parkinson’s disease was associated with clinically meaningful improvements in disease control, according to the authors of a double-blind trial. Undertaken in patients… 

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Protection against Parkinson disease could be an added benefit of statins

An added benefit from statin use appears to be a slightly lower risk of Parkinson disease (PD), according to an analysis of 2 large prospective cohorts. Key Point: Statin use may offer moderate protection against the development of Parkinson disease, but further studies are needed to confirm this association. The… 

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