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New Protein Discovery Could Mean New Treatment For Parkinson’s Disease

First Posted: Jun 29, 2016 08:59 AM EDT Researchers have revealed that inhibiting the activity of a particular protein in the brain could stop or slow down the development of Parkinson's disease. So, it may be safe to say that new treatments for the disease are underway.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Too bad the researchers didn’t go back in the literature to find previous research articles that indicated omega-3 fatty acids also reduce α-synuclein (Kitajka et al PNAS 101: 10931 (2004)). Taking fish oil seems a lot safer than using a cancer drug.



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