Team to study new gene associated with Parkinson's disease
Jun 15, 2018
A multidisciplinary team of researchers at Purdue University and the University of Bordeaux in France has received a grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Disease to study a new gene associated with Parkinson's ...
New evidence sheds light on how Parkinson's disease may happen
Jun 14, 2018
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital have identified unexpected new key players in the development of an early onset form of Parkinson's disease called Parkinsonism. These key players are ...
Scientists unravel molecular mechanisms of Parkinson's disease
Jun 12, 2018
Detailed brain cell analysis has helped researchers uncover new mechanisms thought to underlie Parkinson's disease.
Bacteriophages: Are they an overlooked driver of Parkinson's disease?
Jun 10, 2018
In the first study of its kind, researchers from the New York-based Human Microbiology Institute have discovered the role certain bacteriophages may play in the onset of Parkinson's disease (PD). The research is presented ...
Scientists show that a key Parkinson's biomarker can be identified in the retina
Jun 08, 2018
A study involving scientists from the University of Alicante and the United States notes that the accumulation of a protein known as alpha-synuclein in the retina is a key Parkinson's biomarker that could help detect the ...
First photoactive drug to fight Parkinson's disease
Jun 08, 2018
An international team has designed the first potentially therapeutic photoactive drug, MRS7145, to fight Parkinson's disease, according to the new article in Journal of Controlled Release.
Researchers address sleep problems in Parkinson's disease
Jun 07, 2018
A team of researchers at VIB and KU Leuven has uncovered why people with a hereditary form of Parkinson's disease suffer from sleep disturbances. The molecular mechanisms uncovered in fruit flies and human stem cells also ...
Vitamin B3 has a positive effect on damaged nerve cells in Parkinson's patients
Jun 06, 2018
Unsteady hands, stiff muscles and slow movements – all these are typical symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Some 220,000 people in Germany are affected by the disease, which becomes more likely to occur as people get older. ...
Copying movements could help manage Parkinson's
Jun 01, 2018
New research by University of Manchester psychologists has revealed that imitation of movement can help people with Parkinson's.
Drugs that suppress immune system may protect against Parkinson's
May 31, 2018
People who take drugs that suppress the immune system are less likely to develop Parkinson's disease, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.