Highlights:
– The therapy has no evidence of toxicity or noticeable side effects in human patients. Scientists at the University of Rochester hope to reposition this compound as an anti-inflammatory agent for the treatment of COPD
– Vinpocetine is a well-known natural product that was originally discovered nearly 30 years ago and is currently used as a dietary supplement for the prevention and treatment of cognitive disorders, such as stroke and memory loss, in Europe, Japan and China.
* Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 3 MAY 2010
http://healthresearchreport.me/2014/02/06/purple-periwinkles-battle-inflammatory-diseases/

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