Thomas Jefferson University
Discoveries from scientists at Thomas Jefferson University
Ever since doctors saw a spike in Parkinson’s disease cases following the 1918 flu pandemic scientists have studied the link between viral infection and neurodegeneration. Now, new research is presenting evidence COVID-19 may increase Parkinson's risk.
Scientists have shown how so-called senolytic drugs that remove destructive senescent cells can prevent age-related deterioration of spinal discs, raising the prospect of a new opioid-free treatment for back pain in humans.
A new study has revealed how a compound found in fruit peels could come to offer relief from multiple sclerosis, with scientists using a purified form of it to halt and reverse some of the effects of the disease in mice.