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…

Stopping cholesterol drugs may be associated with increased risk of Parkinson’s

Contact: Rachel Seroka rseroka@aan.com 612-928-6129 American Academy of Neurology MINNEAPOLIS – People who stop taking cholesterol drugs may be at an increased risk for developing Parkinson’s disease, according to research that appears in the July 24, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Previous studies on the relationship…

158th Health Research Report Synopsis 28 JUN 2013

Posted at http://www.healthresearchreport.me  Health Research Report 158th Issue Date 28 JUN 2013 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm  www.facebook.com/engineeringevil http://www.healthresearchreport.me  In this Issue: Dietary supplement linked to increased muscle mass in the elderly Vitamin D supplementation may delay precocious puberty in girls Artificial Sweetener a Potential Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease Iodine in bread not enough…

Health Research Report 10 JUN 2013

Topics: Vitamin C found to kill Tuberculosis:including MDR-TB, XDR-TB by fenton reaction Statins prevent exercise benefits and erode skeletal muscle mitochondria Phosphatidyl Serine improve Familial Dysautonomia, Parkinsons, and IKAP protein LED lights shown to cause Blindness

Common Food Supplement Fights Degenerative Brain Disorders : Phosphatidylserine

Common Food Supplement Fights Degenerative Brain Disorders Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Nutritional supplement delays advancement of Parkinson’s and Familial Dysautonomia, TAU researchers discover Widely available in pharmacies and health stores, phosphatidylserine is a natural food supplement produced from beef, oysters, and soy. Proven to improve cognition and slow memory loss, it’s a popular treatment for…

155th Health Research Report Synopsis 17 MAY 2013

155th Health Research Report Synopsis 17 MAY 2013   1. Vitamin C may head off lung problems in babies born to pregnant smokers 2. Magnesium may be as important to kids’ bone health as calcium 3. Preterm infants may need 800 IU of vitamin D3 per day 4. Parents who suck on their infants’ pacifiers…

Reversing Paralysis with a Restorative Gel

Monday, May 13, 2013 TAU researchers develop implant to regenerate nerves Some parts of the body, like the liver, can regenerate themselves after damage. But others, such as our nervous system, are considered either irreparable or slow to recover, leaving thousands with a lifetime of pain, limited mobility, or even paralysis. Now a team of…

Could eating peppers prevent Parkinson’s?

Contact: Dawn Peters sciencenewsroom@wiley.com 781-388-8408 Wiley Dietary nicotine may hold protective key New research reveals that Solanaceae—a flowering plant family with some species producing foods that are edible sources of nicotine—may provide a protective effect against Parkinson’s disease. The study appearing today in Annals of Neurology, a journal of the American Neurological Association and Child…

Restless legs syndrome, insomnia and brain chemistry: A tangled mystery solved? (Excessive Glutamate)

Contact: Stephanie Desmon sdesmon1@jhmi.edu 410-955-8665 Johns Hopkins Medicine Johns Hopkins researchers believe they may have discovered an explanation for the sleepless nights associated with restless legs syndrome (RLS), a symptom that persists even when the disruptive, overwhelming nocturnal urge to move the legs is treated successfully with medication. Neurologists have long believed RLS is related…

Molecular link between diabetes and schizophrenia connects food and mood

2010 study posted for filing   Contact: Leigh MacMillan leigh.macmillan@vanderbilt.edu 615-322-4747 Vanderbilt University Medical Center Defects in insulin function – which occur in diabetes and obesity – could directly contribute to psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia. Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators have discovered a molecular link between impaired insulin signaling in the brain and schizophrenia-like behaviors…

Parkinson’s sufferer wins six figure payout from GlaxoSmithKline over drug that turned him into a ‘gay sex and gambling addict’

Father-of-two says he developed an uncontrollable passion for gay sex and gambling – at one point even selling his children’s toys to fund his addiction Rob Williams Thursday, 29 November 2012 A French appeals court has upheld a ruling ordering GlaxoSmithKline to pay €197,000 (£159,000) to a man who claimed a drug given to him…

On-the-job pesticide exposure associated with Parkinson’s disease

Contact: Jonathan Friedman jfriedman@thepi.org 408-542-5606 JAMA and Archives Journals Individuals whose occupation involves contact with pesticides appear to have an increased risk of having Parkinson’s disease, according to a report in the September issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. The development of Parkinson’s disease related to chemical exposure was identified in…

65th Health Resarch Report 15 SEP 2009 – Reconstruction

Editors Top Five: 1. 75 percent would consider letting an unsupervised trainee perform surgery if it could be done quicker 2. Vitamin C deficiency impairs early brain development – 3. Study reveals new role of vitamin C in skin protection 4. ‘Dung of the devil’ plant roots point to new swine flu drugs 5. Popular…