Augmented reality app may aid patients with Parkinson's
Apr 12, 2018
It's appropriate that during Parkinson's Awareness Month, a team of Rice University seniors will show how augmented reality may help patients with the disease.
Dolly scientist backs research drive to tackle Parkinson's disease
Apr 11, 2018
Professor Sir Ian Wilmut – who led the team that created Dolly the sheep – has backed an initiative to tackle Parkinson's disease, after being diagnosed with the condition.
Are people with Parkinson's disease depressed or demoralized?
Apr 04, 2018
People with Parkinson's disease who show signs of depression may actually have a condition called demoralization, according to a study published in the April 4, 2018, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the ...
Parkinson's disease and binge eating
Apr 04, 2018
The results of a new study conducted by Damiano Terenzi, Raffaella Rumiati and Marilena Aiello of SISSA show that "binge eating," which affects some Parkinson's patients, is associated with an impairment of working memory. ...
Mobile apps could hold key to Parkinson's research, care
Mar 27, 2018
A new study out today in the journal JAMA Neurology shows that smartphone software and technology can accurately track the severity of the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. The findings could provide researchers and clinicians ...
Parkinson's gene initiates disease outside of the brain
Mar 21, 2018
Until very recently, Parkinson's had been thought a disease that starts in the brain, destroying motion centers and resulting in the tremors and loss of movement. New research published this week in the journal Brain, shows ...
Systems approaches to optimizing deep brain stimulation therapies in Parkinson's disease
Mar 21, 2018
Systems biologists, physicists, and engineers have intensively worked at computational tools to analyze, predict, and optimize the effects of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) to treat chronic neurological diseases. These efforts ...
Faulty cellular membrane 'mix' linked to Parkinson's disease
Mar 15, 2018
Working with lab-grown human brain cells, Johns Hopkins researchers report they have uncovered a much sought-after connection between one of the most common genetic mutations in Parkinson's disease and the formation of fatty ...
Low levels of vitamin B12 may worsen walking, cognition in Parkinson's patients
Mar 09, 2018
A study of patients with early Parkinson's disease found that groups with lower levels of vitamin B12 faced on average a more rapid acceleration of both motor and cognitive symptoms, which slowed in some cases after taking ...
Researchers uncover culprit in Parkinson's brain cell die-off
Mar 05, 2018
An estimated 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson's disease—an incurable neurodegenerative disorder that leads to an increasing loss of motor control.