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Medical News Today: How coffee might protect against Parkinson's

Coffee is thought to protect the brain against Parkinson’s disease. A recent study investigates which compounds might give coffee its neuroprotective powers. The findings may eventually lead to innovative new treatments. Understanding how coffee protects the brain could give Parkinson’s drug discovery a boost. More than 60,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in the… Read More »

CanGaroo Envelope Now Cleared in U.S. to Protect Implantable Neurostimulators

Aziyo Biologics, out of Silver Springs, Maryland, won FDA clearance for its CanGaroo Envelope to be used with implantable neurostimulators. It has previously been cleared only for encapsulating implantable cardiac devices such as pacemakers and defibrillators. The CanGaroo Envelope is, contrary to what its name may imply, is a porcine extracellular matrix, essentially pig’s tissue with… Read More »

More Evidence Shows Healthy Diets May Protect Brain Function

Long-term intake of leafy greens, red and dark-orange vegetables, berries and orange juice could help men avert cognitive impairment, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology, reports Medical News Today. For the assessment, researchers from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston reviewed detailed surveys provided every four years… Read More »