Nutritional Supplement May Benefit Parkinson's Patients

 – December 23, 2013  –– 

A common nutritional supplement called inosine safely boosts levels of an antioxidant thought to help people with Parkinson's disease, according to a small new study in JAMA Neurology. "As a phase 2 study, this protocol was not designed to demonstrate whether or not treatment with inosine delayed need for symptomatic therapy for Parkinson's disease," said Steven Frucht, MD, Professor of Neurology and Director of the Movement Disorders Division at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

-Dr. Steven Frucht, Professor, Neurology, Director, Movement Disorders Division, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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