Resveratrol a Natural Compound Mitigates Effects of Methamphetamine Abuse

Nov. 19, 2013 Story Contact(s):  Jeff Sossamon, sossamonj@missouri.edu, 573-882-3346 COLUMBIA, Mo. – Studies have shown that resveratrol, a natural compound found in colored vegetables, fruits and especially grapes, may minimize the impact of Parkinson’s disease, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease in those who maintain healthy diets or who regularly take resveratrol supplements. Now, researchers at the…

Challenging Parkinson’s dogma: May be more to due with the Loss of GABA than Dopamine

Contact: David Cameron david_cameron@hms.harvard.edu 617-432-0441 Harvard Medical School Scientists may have discovered why the standard treatment for Parkinson’s disease is often effective for only a limited period of time. Their research could lead to a better understanding of many brain disorders, from drug addiction to depression, that share certain signaling molecules involved in modulating brain…