Roots of Parkinson's Disease in the Brain Revealed
Study provides first evidence of a central role for the brain chemical serotonin in the very earliest stages of Parkinson's.
3 hours ago - Medindia Health
Pigs help scientists understand human brain
For the first time, researchers have used an imaging method normally reserved for humans to analyze brain activity in live agricultural swine models, and they have discovered...
4 hours ago - ScienceDaily
TCM's Coptis chinensis found to have neuroprotective effects against disease causes by oxidative stress, including Parkinson's
A team of researchers from Germany and China assessed the potential protective effects of Chinese goldthread, scientifically known as Coptis chinensis, against diseases...
5 hours ago - Natural News
Scientists identify early signs of Parkinson's disease years before symptoms develop
Scientists have identified the earliest signs of Parkinson's disease in the brain up to 20 years before patients present with any symptoms.
7 hours ago - News Medical
Early brain 'signs of Parkinson's' found
Changes in a chemical called serotonin were found 15 to 20 years in advance of symptoms.
22 hours ago - BBC - 2 articles
Researchers uncover the earliest signs of Parkinson's in the brain, many years before symptoms
Damage to serotonin production was seen on brain imaging. King's College London said it was an 'excellent marker' for the disease which takes hold of the brain years before...
23 hours ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
Hepatitis C Antiviral Treatment Linked to Parkinson's
A new study reports that hepatitis C patients treated with antiviral medication were less likely to develop Parkinson's disease compared with those not receiving such...
1 day ago - Medscape - 4 articles
Gut Microbes Eat Our Medication: Study
How microbes consume levodopa, the primary treatment for Parkinson's disease has been revealed.
4 days ago - Medindia Health
Parkinson's patients enlist in karate classes to fight disease
The martial artists steadied their bodies on the mat, at times moving in sync, snapping their hips and torquing their ligaments to generate force with every blow. Without...
6 days ago - Orlando Sentinel
Parkinson's Cost Burden Pegged at $50 Billion a Year
The new cost estimates, which include detailed caregiving costs, are double what had previously been reported. Medscape Medical News
6 days ago - Medscape
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15 Low-Carb Breakfast Foods That Will Help You Crush Your Weight-Loss Goals
If you're trying to lose weight, don't skip meals if you're hungry. We're huge breakfast fans, and eating breakfast can actually help you lose weight. Start your day on the...
Long Workdays Could Raise Your Stroke Risk
The researchers found a strong association between working long hours and stroke risk, for men and women alike. The link seemed stronger for people under the age of 50.
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Ranks 8 in Best Children's Hospitals...
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh has been ranked 8 among the best hospitals in the nation. Learn more. Nearly 200 children's hospitals from across the United States were...
Unpopular Opinion: I Don't Like Trader Joe's
I have a confession: I don't like Trader Joe's. I buy all of three products there. I stop in once a month, sometimes less. I know. Take a moment. Wrap your head around it. I...
Science Says We Should Let Older Kids Nap - Yes, During School
Naps aren't just beneficial for babies, it turns out big kids benefit big time too Ah, naps. The greatest gift in parenthood - for those that are lucky enough to have kids who...
Eating eggs several times a week can be good for people with diabetes - study
Harvard researchers weighed in on the question of whether or not the consumption of eggs makes it more likely for a person to develop Type 2 diabetes. They reported that eating...
Could plastic bags be upcycled into parts for lithium-ion batteries?
Indiana-based researchers found a way to upcycle disposable plastic bags into raw material for making valuable products. Their process turned polyethylene plastic into carbon...
As Much As It Broke My Heart, I Needed To Quit Breastfeeding
It was New Year's Eve when I was sitting in a patient intake room at a mental health treatment facility and my boobs were leaking through my shirt. As tears rolled down my...
Blood test that detects ovarian cancer could save thousands of women from...
Researchers from Uppsala University, Sweden, claim that for every one ovarian cancer case that is detected, five women are operated on, putting them at risk of pain, infection...
U.S. Suicide Rate Rose 33% Between 1999 and 2017
Significant increases were also seen in suicide rates among boys and men in all racial/ethnic groups except for Asian or Pacific Islander.