Scientists are testing an old cough medicine as a treatment for Parkinson's disease

Scientists are testing an old cough medicine as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease

Picture: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A major clinical trial in Parkinson’s disease has just started in the UK. The placebo-controlled Phase III trial will test whether a long-existing cough medicine can slow the progression of the neurodegenerative disease and improve people’s quality of life. Previous studies have suggested that the drug may interact with brain proteins essential …

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