N-acetylcysteine Helps Ease Motor, Cognitive Problems in PD, Study Reports

N-acetylcysteine Helps Ease Motor, Cognitive Problems in PD, Study Reports
Treatment with the naturally occurring antioxidant N-acetylcysteine (NAC) along with standard Parkinson’s therapies improved patients’ motor and mental abilities, possibly by restoring the function of dopamine-producing nerve cells, according to new research. The study, “N-Acetyl Cysteine Is Associated With Dopaminergic Improvement in Parkinson’s Disease,” appeared in the journal Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics. The progressive loss of dopamine-producing neurons and reduction ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2019-07-19By Jose Marques Lopes, PhD