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Drugmakers Like Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Kyowa Hakko Turn To Coffee For New Parkinson’s And Alzheimer’s Treatments


3/17/2014 8:04:37 AM

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For clues to treatments for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s, scientists are looking at their morning cup of joe.

What they’ve found is that caffeine, the world’s most widely used drug, does more than wake people up. It’s been linked to improvements in memory and appears to protect against the destruction of brain cells. One study found that people who drank two or more cups of coffee a day had a 40 percent lower risk of developing Parkinson’s.

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