Promising cell study provides hope of effective treatment of Parkinson's disease
Apr 24, 2018
For the first time, medical doctors and researchers could alleviate serious symptoms of Parkinson's disease, which causes shaking, muscle stiffness and slow movements in those affected. However, before these symptoms appear, ...
A common anti-inflammatory therapy may help reduce risk of developing Parkinson's disease
Apr 23, 2018
A recent study from researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai provides new insights into a link between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Parkinson's disease, and may have significant implications for ...
Eating fish could prevent Parkinson's disease
Apr 23, 2018
A new study from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, shines more light on the link between consumption of fish and better long-term neurological health. Parvalbumin, a protein found in great quantities in several fish ...
Key factor in development of Parkinson's disease identified
Apr 20, 2018
A molecule has been identified that appears to play an important role in the development of Parkinson's disease, a debilitating disease that affects millions of people around the world.
Augmented reality app may aid patients with Parkinson's
Apr 12, 2018
It's appropriate that during Parkinson's Awareness Month, a team of Rice University seniors will show how augmented reality may help patients with the disease.
Dolly scientist backs research drive to tackle Parkinson's disease
Apr 11, 2018
Professor Sir Ian Wilmut – who led the team that created Dolly the sheep – has backed an initiative to tackle Parkinson's disease, after being diagnosed with the condition.
Are people with Parkinson's disease depressed or demoralized?
Apr 04, 2018
People with Parkinson's disease who show signs of depression may actually have a condition called demoralization, according to a study published in the April 4, 2018, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the ...
Parkinson's disease and binge eating
Apr 04, 2018
The results of a new study conducted by Damiano Terenzi, Raffaella Rumiati and Marilena Aiello of SISSA show that "binge eating," which affects some Parkinson's patients, is associated with an impairment of working memory. ...
Mobile apps could hold key to Parkinson's research, care
Mar 27, 2018
A new study out today in the journal JAMA Neurology shows that smartphone software and technology can accurately track the severity of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. The findings could provide researchers and clinicians ...
Parkinson's gene initiates disease outside of the brain
Mar 21, 2018
Until very recently, Parkinson's had been thought a disease that starts in the brain, destroying motion centers and resulting in the tremors and loss of movement. New research published this week in the journal Brain, shows ...