Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTStudy finds a genetic switch that controls PINK1 and PARKIN genes, defects in which cause mitchondrial dysfunction seen in some forms of Parkinson's.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTA team of researchers led by Patrik Verstreken (VIB-KU Leuven) have identified an underlying mechanism in early onset Parkinson's.
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTRutgers scientists say neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's may be linked to defective brain cells disposing toxic proteins that make neighboring cells sick.
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA simple blood test may be as accurate as a spinal fluid test when trying to determine whether symptoms are caused by Parkinson's disease or another atypical parkinsonism disorder, according to a...
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTAstrocytes induced by central nervous system injury and disease normally help repair damage. Now, a study finds some can turn rogue and kill cells instead.
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTScientists at the Medical Research Council Brain Network Dynamics Unit at the University of Oxford have pinpointed two distinct mechanisms in the human brain that control the balance between speed...
Fri, 03 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA basic hand-grip test has proven to be a reliable tool to monitor the decline of patients with Parkinson's diseases.
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTIn order to drive a car, you need a good balance between accelerator and brake. The same applies to a part of the brain - the striatum - that controls our movements.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTA fault with the natural waste disposal system that helps to keep our brain cell 'batteries' healthy may contribute to neurodegenerative disease, a new study has found.
Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTOlfactory neurons in the nasal cavity are the primary source of our sense of smell. Unlike many types of neurons, olfactory neurons are continuously generated throughout the adult lifespan.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTResearchers find dopamine cells in Parkinson's disease brains do not protect against aging-related mitochondrial DNA damage as well as in healthy brains.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTScientists under the leadership of the University of Bonn have harnessed rabies viruses for assessing the connectivity of nerve cell transplants: coupled with a green fluorescent protein, the...
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTBy bringing together cutting-edge stem cell technologies and computational biology, researchers at Oxford University have developed a unique way to identify existing drugs that could potentially be...
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers have found that squalamine - a compound found in the tissue of dogfish sharks - may help prevent the buildup of a Parkinson's-related protein.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTPeople with certain forms of early-onset Parkinson's disease may benefit from boosting the amount of niacin in their diet, according to new research from the University of Leicester.
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Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTDuke University biomedical engineers have used computers to "evolve" more effective patterns of electric shocks delivered deep within the brain to treat Parkinson's disease symptoms.
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTA study of 886 shipyard and fabrication workers finds that higher exposure to manganese in welding fumes is linked to increase in Parkinson-like symptoms.
Thu, 29 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew research examines the link between patterns in the paintings of famous artists and the onset of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's.
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new genetic disease which results in neurodegeneration has been discovered by experts at the University of Sussex.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTBrain stimulation replaces missing brain wave and improves cognitive process in mice that lack dopamine.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 07:00:00 PSTStudy shows treating Parkinson’s mice with an enzyme blocker cleared clumps of faulty alpha-synuclein from brain and corrected motor symptoms after onset.
Fri, 16 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTA new study that modelled the early stages of Parkinson's disease has given Australian researchers insight into its causes and a possible treatment.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTClaire Bale, Head of Research Communications and Engagement at Parkinson's UK, comments on Imperial College Healthcare NHS trust using high-intensity, focused ultrasound waves for the first time in...
Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PSTA new comprehensive literature review suggests symptoms of Parkinson's disease could be treated with marijuana, which could potentially slow progression.