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Drug Repurposing Yields Hope for Reversing Effects of Parkinson’s

Preliminary findings from a small-scale study done by Georgetown University Medical Center researches indicate that a medication approved to treat leukemia may halt or reverse the progression of Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia.

Dr. Moussa states that their work “has been focused on repositioning this already-FDA-approved drug, that we now have a good safety profile to […]

Could a Cancer Drug Reverse Parkinson’s Disease?

A leukemia drug know as Nilotinib that is already on the market might also be able to treat the hallmark signs of Parkinson’s disease. This break through study represents the first time a therapy appears to reverse cognitive and motor decline in patients with Parkinson’s disease, according to the researchers.

Specifically, this trial builds on animal studies […]