Measuring Caffeine Levels in Blood Might Help Diagnose Early Parkinson’s, Study Suggests

Measuring Caffeine Levels in Blood Might Help Diagnose Early Parkinson’s, Study Suggests
Low levels of blood caffeine and its metabolites may help identify patients with early Parkinson’s disease, according to new research. The findings are consistent with caffeine’s neuroprotective effects, previously observed in neurodegenerative diseases. The study, “Serum caffeine and metabolites are reliable biomarkers of early Parkinson disease,” was published in the journal Neurology. The work was conducted by researchers at the Juntendo ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2018-01-10By Catarina Silva