150-year-old drug may provide 'off' time relief for people with advanced Parkinson's disease
Apr 19, 2017
New research provides evidence that an old drug may provide relief for people with advanced Parkinson's, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 69th Annual Meeting ...
New drug provides long-awaited breakthrough for Parkinson's psychosis
Apr 17, 2017
Julie Torrence clearly remembers the emotional jolt she felt the day her father, Clyde Hill, failed to recognize her at his Kansas care center.
Dizziness inPparkinson's may be due to cerebral hypoperfusion
Apr 17, 2017
(HealthDay)—Cerebral hypoperfusion contributes to dizziness in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), even without orthostatic hypotension (OH), according to a study published online April 12 in the Journal of Clinical ...
Eye movement research could hold the key to early Parkinson's diagnosis
Apr 12, 2017
The way people with Parkinson's use their eyes to complete simple tasks in both the real world and working at computers is being investigated by neuroscientists – and the findings could help early diagnosis and improve ...
Conversion of brain cells offers hope for Parkinson's patients
Apr 11, 2017
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have made significant progress in the search for new treatments for Parkinson's disease. By manipulating the gene expression of non-neuronal cells in the brain, they were able to produce ...
Brain cell transplants could help treat Parkinson's disease
Apr 10, 2017
Replacing lost brain cells may help undo the damage caused by Parkinson's disease, researchers believe.
200 years since Parkinson's disease was first identified
Apr 05, 2017
World Parkinson's Disease Day [11 April] is held every year on Parkinson's birthday to raise awareness of the disease and the research being done to alleviate it. To mark 200 years since James Parkinson first identified the ...
Hepatitis B and C may be linked to increased risk of Parkinson's disease
Mar 29, 2017
The viruses hepatitis B and C may both be associated with an increased risk of Parkinson's disease, according to a study published in the March 29, 2017, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy ...
On the trail of Parkinson's disease
Mar 24, 2017
The molecular causes of diseases such as Parkinson's need to be understood as a first step towards combating them. University of Konstanz chemists working alongside Professor Malte Drescher recently succeeded in analysing ...
Exercising 2.5 hours per week associated with slower declines in Parkinson's disease patients
Mar 23, 2017
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive condition that often results in mobility impairments and can lead to decreased health-related quality of life (HRQL) and death. There is evidence that physical activity can delay ...