Category Archives: Neurological Disorders

Parkinson’s Disease, Lymphocytes and Vitamin C

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder in the world. The pathological hallmarks of PD include the loss of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra pars compacta and the presence of Lewy bodies. Increased oxidative stress in the brain has been hypothesised to contribute to the neurodegeneration and neuronal dysfunction in PD. There...
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Anti-epileptic therapy and taurine

Interestingly, the therapeutic effect of Iamotrigine is different from that of other anti-epileptic drugs that act on sodium channels., such as phenytoin and carbamazepine. For instance, Iamotrigine is effective in the treatment of childhood absence epilepsy. Moreover, it is suggested that administration of Iamotrigine, at a dosage of up to 100mg/kg, is effective in elevating...
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