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Antioxidants Early in Parkinson’s Disease May Halt Degeneration

Northwestern Medicine scientists have identified a toxic cascade that leads to neuronal degeneration in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and figured out how to interrupt it, reports a study published September 7 in the journal Science. Intervening with an antioxidant early in the disease process may break the degenerative cycle and improve neuron function in PD,

Can Certain Herbs Stave Off Alzheimer’s Disease?

Saint Louis University, by Nancy Solomon ~ November 14, 2013 Enhanced extracts made from special antioxidants in spearmint and rosemary improve learning and memory, a study in an animal model at Saint Louis University found. "We found that these proprietary compounds reduce deficits caused by mild cognitive impairment, which can be a precursor to Alzheimer's