Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTAlzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases are different neurodegenerative conditions that can sometimes affect the same person, which has led scientists to investigate possible links between the two.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA protein found within the powerhouse of a cell could be the key to holding back the march of time, research by scientists at The University of Nottingham has shown.
Mon, 10 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTLeading-edge research by the team of professor Patrik Verstreken (VIB-KU Leuven) has shown for the first time that a malfunctioning stress-coping mechanism in the brain is at the root of...
Fri, 07 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at Johns Hopkins have pinpointed the protein that is responsible for brain cell death in stroke, injuries, and neurodegenerative diseases.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDTResearchers have created two caffeine-based compounds that they say could halt the development of protein clumps associated with Parkinson's disease.
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTIn a study in mice, researchers found that they could reduce the progression of the toxic aggregates of a protein known as α-synuclein that are found in the brains of Parkinson's disease patients.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 01:00:00 PDTResearchers have established how a protein called alpha-synuclein, which is closely associated with Parkinson's Disease, functions in healthy human brains.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTParkinson's disease destroys neurons in the brain that are essential for controlling movement.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016 05:00:00 PDTA group of scientists have found that a single molecule from a bacterial cell wall component can lead to the unusual behaviour of 100 million clotting molecules in blood, which may be a major...
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 07:00:00 PDTScientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and Siberian State Medical University are developing an early diagnosis system for neurodegenerative disorders.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 09:00:00 PDTA novel test that detects abnormal alpha-synuclein protein was found to identify Parkinson's patients with 95 percent accuracy, researchers report.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 05:00:00 PDTSpecific mutations in the protein associated with Parkinson's Disease, in which just one of its 140 building blocks is altered, can make a dramatic difference to processes which may lead to the...
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers at Linköping University have developed in collaboration with French colleagues a small device that both detects the initial signal of an epileptic attack and doses a substance that...
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDTScientists from the Institut Pasteur have demonstrated the role of lysosomal vesicles in transporting α-synuclein aggregates, responsible for Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases...
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 05:00:00 PDTA new low-cost and non-invasive eye test could detect Parkinson's disease before symptoms including tremors and muscle stiffness develop, according to new research in rats led by scientists at UCL.
Fri, 12 Aug 2016 09:00:00 PDTCombining virtual reality and treadmill training helps prevent falls in older adults better than treadmill training alone, according to a new randomised controlled trial published in The Lancet.
Tue, 02 Aug 2016 09:00:00 PDTNew research has identified how cells protect themselves against 'protein clumps' known to be the cause of neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Huntington's disease.
Mon, 01 Aug 2016 06:00:00 PDTScientists have developed a new method of measuring the activity of disease-causing mutations in the LRRK2 gene, a major cause of inherited Parkinson's disease.
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTClues that point toward new risk mechanisms for developing Parkinson's disease are hiding in some unusual spots, according to a study published in Scientific Reports.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 05:00:00 PDTNeuroscientists at Seattle Children's Research Institute have discovered an area of the brain that plays a key role in breathing.
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearch that has discovered an interaction between mutant LRRK2 gene and alpha-synuclein may lead to new treatments for Parkinson’s disease, study says.
Fri, 15 Jul 2016 05:00:00 PDTResearchers have developed a method to measure how the brain responds to electrical stimulation and use the response to maximize efficacy of deep brain stimulation (DBS) - a therapy that has been...
Thu, 14 Jul 2016 02:00:00 PDTParkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder that causes a range of motor and non-motor symptoms.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 05:00:00 PDTNIH scientists identify molecule that may impact serious neurological diseases.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers are first to discover two distinct populations of dopamine neurons.