JcwZJc - First hints Parkinson's can be stopped General 

First hints Parkinson's can be stopped

First hints Parkinson’s can be stopped It may be possible to stop the progression of Parkinson’s disease with a drug normally used in type 2 diabetes, a clinical trial suggests. Current drugs help manage the symptoms, but do not prevent brain cells dying. The trial on 62 patients, published in the Lancet, hints the medicine halted the progression of the disease. The University College London (UCL) team is “excited”, but it urges caution as any long-term benefit is uncertain and the drug needs more testing. “There’s absolutely no doubt the…

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Men's sexist attitudes 'shaped by first exposure to pornography'

Men’s sexist attitudes ‘shaped by first exposure to pornography’ The age at which a male first sees pornography is associated with certain sexist attitudes later in life, according to a team of researchers from the University of Nebraska. Their survey revealed the younger the first viewing occurred, the more likely a male was to want power over women. While if they were older, they were more likely to be sexually promiscuous. Of the 330 undergraduates surveyed, with a median age of 20, the average age they first saw pornography was…

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