News tagged with parkinson s disease
Related topics: protein , brain , neurons , neurodegenerative diseases , brain cells
Treating Parkinson's disease patients with the experimental drug GM1 ganglioside improved symptoms and slowed their progression during a two and a half-year trial, Thomas Jefferson University researchers report in a new study ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Health professionals may soon have a new method of diagnosing Parkinson's disease, one that is noninvasive and inexpensive, and, in early testing, has proved to be effective more than 90 percent of the ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Deciphering what causes the brain cell degeneration of Parkinson's disease has remained a perplexing challenge for scientists. But a team led by scientists from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) has pinpointed ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 19, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (6) | 0 |
Understanding how any disease progresses is one of the first and most important steps towards finding treatments to stop it. This has been the case for such brain-degenerating conditions as Alzheimer's disease. ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Changes in the ability to smell and taste can be caused by a simple cold or upper respiratory tract infection, but they may also be among the first signs of neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's ...
Neuroscience Oct 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Potential new class of drugs protects nerve cells in models of Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
Researchers at the University of Iowa and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, have identified a new class of small molecules that block nerve cell death in animal models of Parkinson's disease and ...
Medical research Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Researchers in the Taub Institute at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) have identified a mechanism that appears to underlie the common sporadic (non-familial) form of Parkinson's disease, the progressive movement ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Results from a systematic review and meta-analysis led by the University of Birmingham in the UK suggest that physiotherapy benefits people with Parkinson's disease in the short term (< 3 months).
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- People with Parkinson's disease performed markedly better on a test of working memory after a night's sleep, and sleep disorders can interfere with that benefit, researchers have shown.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Aug 21, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0 |
The second of two studies on latrepirdine, recently published in Molecular Psychiatry, demonstrates new potential for the compound in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, sleep disorders, and other neurodegenerative ...
Neuroscience Aug 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists have discovered a new avenue for the treatment of vision loss, one of the complications of Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Aug 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Its been five years in the making but health-care workers across the country now have guidelines on how to diagnose and treat patients with Parkinsons disease.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jul 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new and powerful class of antioxidants could one day be a potent treatment for Parkinson's disease, researchers report.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Severe influenza doubles the odds that a person will develop Parkinson's disease later in life, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jul 20, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Conditions such as Parkinsons disease are a result of pathogenic changes to proteins. In the neurodegenerative condition of Parkinsons disease, which is currently incurable, the alpha-synuclein ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jul 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0