Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:00:00 PDTResearchers have found that patients with Parkinson's disease who exercise for at least 2.5 hours weekly have slower declines in mobility and life quality.
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 06:00:00 PDTThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Xadago (safinamide) tablets as an add-on treatment for patients with Parkinson's disease who are currently taking levodopa/carbidopa and...
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTPeople with certain forms of early-onset Parkinson's disease could potentially benefit from taking a medication used to treat certain forms of cancer, according to new research by University of...
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDTA gene variant that produces red hair and fair skin in humans and in mice, which increases the risk of the dangerous skin cancer melanoma, may also contribute to the known association between...
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PDTStudy 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 PDTA 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 PDTRutgers 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 PDTA 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 PDTAstrocytes 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 PDTScientists 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 PDTA 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 PDTIn 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 PDTA 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 PDTOlfactory 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 PDTResearchers 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 PDTScientists 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 PDTBy 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 PDTResearchers 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 PDTPeople 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 PDTDuke 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 PDTA 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 PDTNew 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 PDTA new genetic disease which results in neurodegeneration has been discovered by experts at the University of Sussex.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PDTBrain stimulation replaces missing brain wave and improves cognitive process in mice that lack dopamine.