What cures a drink?
Scientists of Rutgers University (USA) came to the conclusion that coffee contains a substance that along with caffeine may slow the development of Parkinson’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies.
Writes Medicalxpress, the wax shell of the coffee beans is present in the element’s eicosanoid-5-hydroxytryptamin (EHT). According to research by experts, it protects the brain from accumulation of a protein associated with the disease, reports obozrevatel.com.
In new scientific work, the experts used two groups of mice. The first group was injected with caffeine and UNT. The second group was given these substances individually. Six months later, the first group of mice showed the best results in the process of passing the tests on behavior than rodents of the ensemble.
In the end, the scientists noted that these components are only effective when they are used together. This indicates that coffee may slow down or halt the progression of Parkinson’s disease and dementia with Lewy bodies.
According to experts, further research is required to determine the correct amount and ratio UNT of caffeine required for protective effect in humans.