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What does everyone think about Noscapine treatment for Alzheimer's?
SarahAdams
Posted: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 1:19 PM
Joined: 2/12/2020
Posts: 3


Has anyone heard about the new research conducted in Switzerland using Noscapine as a potential treatment for Alzheimer's? It looks promising, would love to hear all of your thoughts on the subject.  If you haven't heard about it yet, you can take a look at this article for the info.

https://medium.com/@hablerannie/groundbreaking-study-reveals-noscapines-potential-in-alzheimer-s-treatment-b0f74e2d7e3d

Thanks everyone!

 


Jo C.
Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:53 PM
Joined: 12/9/2011
Posts: 13118


Poorly written article with no citations regarding any scientific reports regarding  well run valid studies, so my thoughts are not on the positive side of the ledger.

Are you a person with dementia or do you have a Loved One with dementia? 

J.


BadMoonRising
Posted: Tuesday, February 25, 2020 10:07 PM
Joined: 4/22/2017
Posts: 334


It looks legitimate (there's a link to the study) but this is still a study that uses mice for its subjects. I understand that using mice is a first step, but there are so many studies out there that I tend to only read the ones that have advanced to using human subjects.