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Studies have linked coffee consumption with reduced risk of Parkinson’s disease (PD), and while caffeine is generally believed to represent the protective agent, new research in mice suggests that the brew’s benefits may also depend on another coffee bean compound that works with caffeine to protect the brain from the damaging effects of α-synuclein deposits.
Original Article: Two Coffee Compounds Protect Mouse Brains against Parkinson’s DiseaseNEXT ARTICLE
Parkinson's is a progressive neurological condition, affecting one person in every 500, 95% of which are over 40. It is caused by degeneration of more than 70% of the substantia nigra, which depletes the dopamine (the neurotransmitter involved in pro...