More on oxidative stress in neurodegenerative diseases

Submitted by dave on Sun, 08/10/2008 - 10:34pm

Glaucoma is a neurodegenerative disease of the optic nerve. Neuroprotection should be of great interest to any glaucoma patient. The abstracts below deal with potential use of dietary antioxidants in the prevention and treatment of neurodegenerative disorders.

Calabrese V, Cornelius C, Mancuso C, et al:

Cellular Stress Response: A Novel Target for Chemoprevention and Nutritional Neuroprotection in Aging, Neurodegenerative Disorders and Longevity.

Neurochem Res 2008

Therapeutic effects of curcumin, the anti-inflammatory agent, against neurodegenerative diseases such as glaucoma

Submitted by dave on Sun, 08/10/2008 - 10:25pm

Interesting research about therapeutic effects of curcumin against an array of widely-spread diseases with Dave's comments. The article also makes reference to "ancient treatments" and discusses the very nature of inflammation.

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