Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Using stool samples as an indicator of early form of Parkinson's

Isolated REM-sleep behavior disorder is a condition that can provide an indication of Parkinson's disease well in advance. A research team headed by Professor Dr. Erdem Gültekin Tamgüney from Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf ...

Medical research

Protein shapes could indicate Parkinson's disease

ETH Zurich researchers have found that a set of proteins have different shapes in the spinal fluid of healthy individuals and Parkinson's patients. These could be used in the future as a new type of biomarker for this disease.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Immune cells in ALS patients can predict the course of the disease

By measuring immune cells in the cerebrospinal fluid when diagnosing ALS, it is possible to predict how fast the disease may progress according to a study from Karolinska Institutet published in Nature Communications.

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