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Parkinson’s Politics = Pressure Cooker
Posted By Mark Sisson On January 4, 2007 @ 1:16 pm In Big Pharma,Health,Sisson Said What? | Comments Disabled
Here is a razor-sharp example of excellent, detailed, honest medical research reporting. Unfortunately, with words like ergot and agonist , it’s also as relentlessly boring as a Del Monte fruit cup without the little pink “cherries”. No wonder people are confused about the latest medical findings! Where are the resources to interpret this jargon?
Oh yeah, here, that’s where! Whew.
And here . (An anonymous MD’s personal take on medical practice. Often quite interesting.)
And here . (Ok, so this one’s a little dry, but you can scope where we review studies.)
Anyway, this example in particular found that certain types of Parkinson’s drugs may cause major heart problems in certain types of patients. The good news is that a more effective Parkinson’s drug appears to be near completion thanks to the KDI  breakthrough from last year (KDI is a protein that appears to play a role in preventing certain neurological problems). KDI treatment may even help prevent ALS and strokes.
There’s another huge issue surrounding Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases that I want to draw particular attention to, because it’s infuriating. According to this article , scientists are having a hard time effectively researching potential causes and cures because industry lawsuits – from chemical companies to welding groups – jump all over medical studies that link environmental causes to these diseases. This is something you can personally help to change with this clickativity . It will take about 45 seconds. I think it’s more than worth it.
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 ergot and agonist: http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/AcuteCoronarySyndrome/tb/4801
 here: http://doctoranonymous.blogspot.com/
 here: http://www.pubmed.org
 KDI: http://www.worldhealth.net/p/parkinson-disease-als-and-stroke-symtpoms-may-be-preventable-2006-01-09.html
 this article: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/01/070103201256.htm
 clickativity: http://www.senate.gov/general/contact_information/senators_cfm.cfm
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 Parkinson’s: http://technorati.com/tag/Parkinson%26%238217%3Bs
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