Cancer Drug That Might Slow Parkinson’s?

April 19, 2017

Scientists are hoping that a single drug can treat two devastating brain diseases: Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. parkinson's care - elderly care rochester A colored magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of the brain of a 76-year-old patient with dementia shows the brain has atrophied and the dark brown fluid-filled spaces have become enlarged. Zephyr/Science Source The drug is nilotinib, which is approved to treat a form of leukemia. [Read More...]