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PQQ's Protective Roles in Parkinson's Disease

7 monthes ago   |   By The Life Extension

Juanita Enogieru, MS
Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disorder of the the dopamine-producing neurons in a region of central nervous system. It occurs when the brain called the substantia nigra become damaged or die. When the neurons are impaired, they produce less dopamine, leading to the inability to control body movements. 1,2
Emerging research provides evidence that inflammation, oxidative damage to the neurons that control movement, and malfunctioning mitochondria play a role in the neurodegenerative aspect of the disease. 3,4 Furthermore, Parkinson's disease is associated with...
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Protein in blood protects against neuronal damage after brain hemorrhage

Protein in blood protects against neuronal damage after brain hemorrhage

7 monthes ago   |   By ScienceDaily

Patients who survive a cerebral hemorrhage may suffer delayed severe brain damage caused by free hemoglobin, which comes from red blood cells and damages neurons. Researchers have now discovered a protective protein in the body called haptoglobin, which prevents this effect.
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