Brain & Nervous System

Don’t Take A Gamble With This Parkinson’s Drug

Several years ago I told you about Mr. Didier Jambard, a French man who sued the pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) after taking a drug called Requip for Parkinson’s. He said it caused him to lose thousands of pounds at online gambling sites, he also attempted suicide eight times, and developed a sex addiction. More than […]

Beware the drugs that can mimic Parkinson’s

When Larry was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), his doctor decided to try a drug “off label” to treat it. There is nothing unusual to this — lots of doctors do it. The drug Larry was given for his IBS symptoms was a powerful medication, Stelazine, used to treat anxiety and depression. Again, as […]

Low-Dose Omega-3 May Reduce Epilepsy Seizures

We already know a lot about the health benefits of omega-3 fatty acids in fish-oil supplements — it can lower your blood pressure and triglycerides as well as cut your risk of heart attack and strokes. Let me tell you, if a drug got the same amazing result as the latest fish oil study, you’d […]

The Link Between Pesticides And Parkinson’s Disease

Earlier this week, I briefly told you about a recent study in which US researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) identified 11 pesticides that might be a trigger in Parkinson’s disease. Some of our readers came back to me and asked if I provide more details on this topic. Anything but ‘farm […]