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Store Cupboard Ingredient Could Help To Fight Parkinson's Disease

One of our store cupboard staple ingredients could be an unlikely weapon in the fight against Parkinson's disease.

Scientists have found that cinnamon, a spice commonly used all over the world, contains a chemical with brain-protecting benefits.

A recent study using mice discovered that the substance Cinnamaldehyde in...
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Pesticides May Cause Parkinsons

Two years ago, researchers announced they had discovered a link between Parkinson's disease and two chemicals commonly sprayed on crops to fight pests. The study examined people who simply lived near where farm fields were sprayed with the fungicide maneb and the herbicide paraquat. It found that the risk for Parkinson's disease for these people...
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