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Ibuprofen may lower risk of Parkinson's disease

A new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers shows that adults who regularly take ibuprofen, a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), have about one-third less risk of developing Parkinson's disease ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Problem proteins in Alzheimer's

(PhysOrg.com) -- In Alzheimer's disease, two proteins are known to accumulate and build up in the brain. One protein called amyloid β aggregates into large disruptive ‘plaques’, while tau protein forms tangled ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in Neuroscience
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Unearthing a pathway to brain damage

Neuroscientists have long suspected that abnormal calcium signaling and accumulation of misfolded proteins cause an intracellular membrane-bound organelle called the endoplasmic reticulum (ER) to trigger the abnormal death ...

dateFeb 25, 2011 in Neuroscience
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