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Medical News Today: Parkinson's: Study reveals how cancer drug reduces toxic protein in brain

Laboratory and animal studies have suggested that the leukemia drug nilotinib could alleviate symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. Now, using early results from a clinical trial in humans, scientists have worked out how the drug reduces toxic protein and raises dopamine levels in the brain. New research explains how a cancer drug increases levels of the… Read More »

American Medical Association urges more time for detailed feedback on ONC, CMS information blocking rules

The American Medical Association is urging ONC National Coordinator Donald Rucker and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma to extend the comment period for 30 days for the recently laid-out proposed federal rules regarding interoperability and information blocking to allow stakeholders to submit the most comprehensive and detailed feedback possible for the… Read More »

Medical News Today: Trying to eat healthfully? Choose an indulgent dessert first

An intriguing new study suggests that the order in which we choose food items might have an impact on how many calories we consume overall. A recent investigation into food choices reaches a surprising conclusion. Consumers often face an array of food choices, whether they are picking a meal in a restaurant or from a… Read More »