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Can an Artificial Sweetener Stop Parkinson's? Tel Aviv University Study


6/18/2013 7:05:25 AM

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Mannitol, a sugar alcohol produced by fungi, bacteria, and algae, is a common component of sugar-free gum and candy. The sweetener is also used in the medical field -- it's approved by the FDA as a diuretic to flush out excess fluids and used during surgery as a substance that opens the blood/brain barrier to ease the passage of other drugs.

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