A compound in the spice turmeric may be an effective way to prevent protein clumping—the first step in Parkinson’s disease. By bumping up the speed of protein folding, curcumin—a compound in the spice turmeric—moves it out of a dangerous speed zone allowing it to avoid clumping with other proteins, which is a first step in the development of Parkinson’s disease.

Full story at Futurity

Advertisements