Vitamin A Supplement Fails to Protect or Treat Rats in Parkinson’s Disease Model, Study Says

Vitamin A Supplement Fails to Protect or Treat Rats in Parkinson’s Disease Model, Study Says
Vitamin A, or retinol, given as an oral supplement did not prevent the loss of dopamine-producing neurons or lessen motor deficits in a rat model of Parkinson’s, a study reports. Results also showed that retinol lowered levels of inflammatory markers in the blood and did not cause oxidative damage in the liver, but its use changed in potentially harmful ways the activity ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2019-02-13By Jose Marques Lopes, PhD