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September 3, 2015

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September 3, 2015

Another Way Urate May Protect Against Parkinson's Disease

Sep. 1, 2015 — A study from members of the research team investigating whether increasing blood levels of the antioxidant urate can slow the progression of Parkinson's disease has found that the ... read more

Safinamide in Parkinson's Disease: No Hint of Added Benefit

Aug. 19, 2015 — Regarding Safinamide in Parkinson's disease, reviewers state that since since relevant study data were not considered, analyses in the dossier were incomplete regarding serious side effects in ... read more

Breakthrough Measures Parkinson's Progression in Brain

May 26, 2015 — A biomarker that shows the progression of Parkinson's disease in the brain has been identified by researchers, opening the door to better diagnosis and treatment of the degenerative ... read more

People With Depression May Be More Likely to Develop Parkinson's Disease

May 20, 2015 — People with depression may be more likely to develop Parkinson's disease, according to a large ... read more

Brain Research: What Hundreds of Biomolecules Tell Us About Our Nerve Cells

May 18, 2015 — Metabolic profiles, or the metabolomes, of different brain regions have been successfully measured by researchers. These findings could help researchers better understand neurodegenerative diseases. ... read more

May 11, 2015 — A research collaboration has resulted in the development of a new method with diagnostic potential. The new method that combines phase extraction with an enzymatic reaction may eventually be used for ... read more

A Glitch in the Recycling: Study Identifies Key Factor in the Neural Death That Causes Parkinson's Disease

Apr. 28, 2015 — In studying the molecular biology of brain development, a team of researchers has discovered how disruption of a developmental mechanism alters the very nerve cells that are most affected in ... read more

Nanoparticle Drug Reverses Parkinson's-Like Symptoms in Rats

Apr. 22, 2015 — As baby boomers age, the number of people diagnosed with Parkinson's disease is expected to increase. Patients who develop this disease usually start experiencing symptoms around age 60 or ... read more

Parkinson's Patient Experiences Symptom Relief With New Medication

Apr. 21, 2015 — Marion Cox was experiencing the expected decline in the potency of his medications for Parkinson's disease when his doctor offered him a spot in a clinical trial for a new drug delivery system. ... read more

Demand Driven Deep Brain Stimulation to Treat Parkinson's Disease

Apr. 15, 2015 — Possible subtypes of Parkinson's disease have been identified by researchers. By applying this finding, researchers have used artificial intelligence techniques for tremor detection in patients ... read more

How Molecule Protects Brain Cells in Parkinson's Disease Model

Apr. 15, 2015 — Researchers have found how a widely known but little-studied enzyme protects brain cells in models of Parkinson’s disease. These findings could provide valuable insight into the development of drug ... read more

Tango Dancing Benefits Parkinson's Patients

Apr. 13, 2015 — Dancing the Argentine tango could have potential benefits for people at certain stages in the development of Parkinson's disease, according to findings in a new study that looked at changes in ... read more

New Blood Signature Analysis May Help Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease Earlier

Apr. 6, 2015 — A new blood test may more accurately identify blood signatures, or biomarkers, for Parkinson's disease, according to a new study. While biomarkers -- such as bad cholesterol level in the case of ... read more

Possible Progress Against Parkinson's and Good News for Stem Cell Therapies

Apr. 3, 2015 — Researchers have taken an important step toward using the implantation of stem cell-generated neurons as a treatment for Parkinson's disease. Using an FDA approved substance for treating cancer, ... read more

Migrating Immune Cells Promote Nerve Cell Demise in the Brain

Apr. 1, 2015 — The death of dopamine-producing nerve cells in a certain region of the brain is the principal cause underlying Parkinson's disease. In mice, it is possible to simulate the Parkinson's ... read more

Long-Term Effect of Deep Brain Stimulation on Pain in Patients With Parkinson's Disease

Mar. 23, 2015 — Patients with Parkinson's disease who experienced pain before undergoing subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation had that pain improved or eliminated at eight years after surgery, although ... read more

New Information on Parkinson’s: GDNF Not Needed by the Midbrain Dopamine System

Mar. 4, 2015 — A key factor in the motor symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease is the gradual destruction of dopamine neurons. The glial cell-derived neurotrophic factor, or GDNF, has been proven to ... read more

Sticky Protein Hails New Approach for Treating Parkinson's

Feb. 25, 2015 — UK scientists have developed a peptide that sticks to the protein that causes Parkinson's disease, stopping it from killing brain cells. The research highlights a potential new route for slowing ... read more

Feb. 24, 2015 — Scientists have discovered a skin test that may shed new light on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. The study showed that skin biopsies can be used to detect elevated levels of abnormal ... read more

Feb. 23, 2015 — The critical role of CHIP was reported by researchers. Their report has spurred efforts to develop CHIP-enhancing drugs to help speed recovery from strokes and following neurosurgery, and prevent ... read more

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