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)—People with degenerative neurological conditions could benefit from research that shows why their brain cells stop communicating properly.
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(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
A study that used a Utah genealogic database and a statewide cancer registry to examine the relationship between Parkinson disease (PD) and cancer suggests an increased risk of prostate cancer and melanoma in patients with ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Sep 03, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 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.
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Brain-computer interfaces are at the cutting edge for treatment of neurological and psychological disorder, including Parkinson's, epilepsy, and depression. Among the most promising advance is deep brain stimulation ...
Neuroscience Jul 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 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.
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Severe influenza doubles the odds that a person will develop Parkinson's disease later in life, according to University of British Columbia researchers.
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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
Personalized medicine closer to reality: Study uses stem cells to study variants of Parkinson’s disease
A nationwide consortium of scientists at 20 institutions, led by a principal faculty member at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI), has used stem cells to take a major step toward developing personalized ...
Medical research Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Researchers have taken a step toward personalized medicine for Parkinson's disease, by investigating signs of the disease in patient-derived cells and testing how the cells respond to drug treatments. The study was funded ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Jul 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
In Parkinson's disease, the loss of dopamine-producing cells in the midbrain causes well-characterized motor symptoms. Though embryonic stem cells could potentially be used to replace dopaminergic (DA) neurons in Parkinson's ...
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