Want to keep your brain in tip top condition for the Singularity? New research shows those who regularly take ibuprofen might be protecting themselves from Parkinson's disease. Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health analyzed more than 125,000 patients, and found that those who used the drug two or more times a week had a 38% lower chance of getting the disease than those who used other NSAIDs or acetaminophen. While it's not known how the whole shebang works, the assumption is that ibuprofen protects against the slow loss of brain cells that causes the disease.
Research published in Neurology, March 8, 2011