Brain Antioxidant Linked to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

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A study conducted at the San Francisco VA Medical Center has identified a protein found in both mice and humans that appears to play a key role in protecting neurons from oxidative stress, a toxic process linked to neurodegenerative illnesses including Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.

The study, led by Dr. Raymond Swanson, chief of neurology and rehabilitation services at SFVAMC, identified the protein

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