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Pill that could slow progression of Parkinson’s Disease could be available within five years – iNews

Wednesday, 9 March, 2022

Pill that could slow progression of Parkinson’s Disease could be available within five years – iNews

Professor Charalampos Tzoulis (centre) said he is ‘highly encouraged’ by the findings’ (Photo: Eivind Senneset)

 
A pill that can slow down or even arrest the progression of Parkinson’s Disease could be available within five years after a trial indicated that a naturally-occurring vitamin can reduce inflammation and help control symptoms.
Trial participants found that taking nicotinamide riboside (NR), a form of vitamin B3, reduced inflammation in the fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord, boosted the brain’s metabolism, and produced a “mild but significant” improvement in their symptoms.
The finding has raised hopes that the vitamin, which is found in fruit, vegetables, meat and milk, could form the basis of the first drugs to successfully slow the development of Parkinson’s – as well as help manage its symptoms.
Read more at: https://inews.co.uk/news/science/pill-slow-parkinsons-disease-five-years-1501038

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