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...]

Generic Drugs: Are they really equivalent?

February 10, 2016

In this eye opening report on generic medications, authors Janet L. Cummings, Psy. D. et al explore medication marketed as equivalent to its name brand counterpart and regulations surrounding that equivalency (or lack thereof). Read more in Generic Equivalents: We know they are generic but are they really equivalent? [Read More...]