Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and MS Single Pill

A single pill could be used to treat a variety of brain conditions including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis, scientists claim.

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  • Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines
    Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
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    Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
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  • Single protein may help treat Parkinson's, Alzheimer's
    A key cellular protein may help effectively treat neuro-degenerative diseases such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, Huntington's and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a new study has claimed. At their root, these disorders are triggered by misbehaving ...
    12/27/2016 - 7:41 am | View Link
  • Single pill could be used to treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and multiple sclerosis
    Scientists have developed a new class of drug which can be taken orally and prevents the damaging effects of inflammation in the brain. Early results from animal studies suggest it could be effective against a plethora of devastating brain conditions.
    07/24/2012 - 8:40 pm | View Link
  • A single pill could treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's AND multiple sclerosis
    One pill with the potential to treat conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, multiple sclerosis and strokes has been unveiled by scientists. Given early enough, it may even be able to stop full-blown Alzheimer’s from taking hold. It works by ...
    07/24/2012 - 6:00 am | View Link
  • Single pill could treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and MS
    The new class of drug, which can be taken orally, is designed to protect the brain by combating the damaging effects of inflammation. Results from early stage clinical trials have yet to be announced, but studies on animals suggest the therapy could be ...
    07/23/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • New Medications available for managing Parkinson’s Disease
    Patients with PD should seek a medication review at least annually to see if they can benefit from new Parkinson's medications and treatment options.
    02/13/2018 - 7:05 am | View Website
  • Parkinson's Disease: Movement Problems From Levodopa ...
    Movement problems (motor fluctuations) are the most common complication of long-term levodopa use. The majority of people who take levodopa develop these problems ...
    02/12/2018 - 4:32 pm | View Website
  • "Protandim or resveratrol": Alzheimer's Community ...
    WebMD: Get expert input on Alzheimer's and dementia as well as how to live with and be a caregiver for your loved one.
    02/10/2018 - 2:40 pm | View Website
  • Parkinson's disease
    Parkinson's disease is a common progressive bradykinetic disorder that can be accurately diagnosed. It is characterised by the presence of severe pars-compacta nigral ...
    02/9/2018 - 11:17 pm | View Website
  • Alzheimer’s Disease and it’s Treatment
    Presented by Kirmal Masih Medicinal Chemistry March 25th NIC5-15's potential to preserve cognitive performance will be further evaluated in a Phase IIB clinical trial.
    02/8/2018 - 2:18 am | View Website
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