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Archive for August 1, 2014

Possible treatment and Prevention for Parkinson’s

The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research

From the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research — you can donate by clicking the link.

Parkinson’s disease affects neurons in a particular brain region, when it develops brain cells have their mitochondrial activity cease and then the cells die. But now researchers have shown that supplying D-lactate or glycolate [two products of the gene DJ-1] can stop and even counteract this process, a huge step forward to finding a cure or even a way to prevent parkinson’s.

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