Russian scientists have synthesized a possible breakthrough of chemical compounds (New molecules of pyrrolyl- and indolylazine classes) that can stop the degeneration of neurons in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and other severe brain pathologies. Tested only on rats.

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ITT: bunch of clowns with one joke between them. Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s are horrible afflictions, any step in preventing or treating them is a good thing.

EarlyBuilding5

Putin has Parkinson’s disease, according to rumors. He’s probably pushing this research ***hard***.

earthman34

I hope it works out for the best but people shouldn’t get their hopes up. The vast majority of drugs tested on animals don’t actually end up having the same desired effects on humans. I think the actual percentage is somewhere like 20% if I am remembering correctly. This is a great step, but we should definitely keep ourselves grounded.

repKyle1995

When humans find the secret of immortality, rats will get it first.

Bitey_the_Squirrel

Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and related diseases Rob so many families of their elders. And of course the awful experience of knowing you are not right and having no way to fix it for the sufferer. I hope this, or other meds are able to be successfully developed for human treatment.

5dog4cat