Researchers have found that sesaminol, "purified from industrial sesame seed by-product," can be used to prevent the onset of Parkinson's disease, Osaka City University (OCU) announced late last month.
The Japan-based research group said that while there is no cure-all for Parkinson's, the preventative treatment could be used to prevent neuronal damage that would decrease the production of dopamine.
“Currently there is no preventive medicine for Parkinson's disease," OCU Associate Prof. Akiko Kojima-Yuasa said in a statement. "We only have coping treatments."
From an article in the Jerusalem Post
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