Study: Blood pressure drug may curb Parkinson's

06/10/2007 | Times (London) (subscription required), The

Animal studies indicate some blood pressure drugs may slow or even halt the progression of Parkinson's disease. U.S. scientists say isradipine, a calcium blocker, can rejuvenate dopamine neurons, preventing a reduction in dopamine, which is a factor in the onset of Parkinson's. Isradipine currently is used to treat high blood pressure, angina and stroke.

View Full Article in:

Times (London) (subscription required), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Chief Financial Officer
B. E. Smith
Miramar, FL
Claims Director
PacificSource
Springfield, OR
Consultant
Attest Health Care Advisors
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Patent Attorney
Coats and Bennett PLLC
Cary, NC
Sr. Regulatory Specialist, Biotech Center of Expertise
BASF, The Chemical Co.
San Diego, CA