Telemedicine as effective as in-person care for Parkinson's disease
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New findings from a nationwide program that links neurologists with patients with Parkinson's disease in their homes via video conferencing shows that telemedicine can successfully deliver quality care. The study, which appears ...
Singing may be good medicine for Parkinson's patients
Aug 11, 2017
(HealthDay)—Singing? To benefit people with Parkinson's disease? It just may help, a researcher says.
Tracing the path of Parkinson's disease proteins
Aug 04, 2017
As neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's disease progress, misfolded proteins clump together in neurons, recruiting normal proteins in the cell to also misfold and aggregate. Cells in which this ...
Diabetes drug shows potential as disease-modifying therapy for Parkinson's disease
Aug 03, 2017
A drug commonly used to treat diabetes may have disease-modifying potential to treat Parkinson's disease, a new UCL-led study suggests, paving the way for further research to define its efficacy and safety.
New drug may treat and limit progression of Parkinson's disease
Jul 31, 2017
Researchers at Binghamton University have developed a new drug that may limit the progression of Parkinson's disease while providing better symptom relief to potentially hundreds of thousands of people with the disease.
Two new studies offer insights into gastrointestinal dysfunction in Parkinson's patients
Jul 31, 2017
Constipation is one of the most common non-motor related complaints affecting Parkinson's disease (PD) patients. Two important studies from the same research group published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease expand the ...
A new insight into Parkinson's disease protein
Jul 28, 2017
Abnormal clumps of certain proteins in the brain are a prominent feature of Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases, but the role those same proteins might play in the normal brain has been unknown.
Waterlogged brain region helps scientists gauge damage caused by Parkinson's disease
Jul 26, 2017
Scientists at the University of Florida have discovered a new method of observing the brain changes caused by Parkinson's disease, which destroys neurons important for movement. The development suggests that fluid changes ...
Mitsubishi Tanabe to buy Israel's NeuroDerm for $1.1 bn
Jul 24, 2017
Japan's Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma announced Monday a billion-dollar deal to buy an Israeli company that specialises in developing treatments for Parkinson's disease.
Researchers identify visual system changes that may signal Parkinson's disease
Jul 11, 2017
Changes in the visual systems of newly diagnosed Parkinson's disease patients may provide important biomarkers for the early detection and monitoring of the disease, according to a new study published online in the journal ...