New Evidence that Higher Caffeine and Urate Levels Are Protective Against Parkinson’s Disease

New Evidence that Higher Caffeine and Urate Levels Are Protective Against Parkinson’s Disease
“Both caffeine and urate possess neuroprotective properties via adenosine receptor antagonist and antioxidant actions, respectively,” explained lead investigator Rachit Bakshi, PhD, Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. “They both have protective properties in animal models of PD, raising the possibility of their disease-slowing potential.” Researchers therefore investigated whether these reduced risk factors are ... read more
Source: IOS PressPublished on 2020-05-05By Carmel McNamara