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Parkinson's - cooling the brain - posted today

Cort

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Nice catch!

Let's hope it works. If ME/CFS is a disease of microglial activation the more focus on the microglia in other diseases the better!

The Institute for Molecular Bioscience researcher Professor Matt Cooper said drug companies had traditionally tried to treat neurodegenerative disorders by blocking neurotoxic proteins that build up in the brain and cause disease.

"We have taken an alternative approach by focusing on immune cells in the brain called microglia that can clear these toxic proteins," he said.

"With diseases of ageing such as Parkinson's, our immune system can become over-activated, with microglia causing inflammation and damage to the brain.

"MCC950 effectively 'cooled the brains on fire', turning down microglial inflammatory activity, and allowing neurons to function normally."
 

Hopeful2021

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Nice catch!

Let's hope it works. If ME/CFS is a disease of microglial activation the more focus on the microglia in other diseases the better!

The Institute for Molecular Bioscience researcher Professor Matt Cooper said drug companies had traditionally tried to treat neurodegenerative disorders by blocking neurotoxic proteins that build up in the brain and cause disease.

"We have taken an alternative approach by focusing on immune cells in the brain called microglia that can clear these toxic proteins," he said.

"With diseases of ageing such as Parkinson's, our immune system can become over-activated, with microglia causing inflammation and damage to the brain.

"MCC950 effectively 'cooled the brains on fire', turning down microglial inflammatory activity, and allowing neurons to function normally."
@Cort

Parkinson's patients are getting relief from

ketogenic diet
Exogenous ketones
Ketone esters
NAD IV
And neuroplasticity current devices...
it's interesting to note that the ME that is still inhabited in me also bends to these therapies too.
And as much as I love Cryotherapy, I don't know if that on the list too.