Physical Activity Tied to Lower Parkinson's Risk in Men
Meta-analysis finds inverse dose-response link between activity and PD risk
13 hours ago - MedPageToday
Parkinson's disease risk significantly lower for active men
Fudi Wang Men who engaged in moderate activity significantly reduced their risk for Parkinson's disease, according to findings recently published in JAMA Network...
19 hours ago - Healio
Genomic dark matter activity connects Parkinson's and psychiatric diseases
Using a new technique known as laser-capture RNA seq, that involves cutting out dopamine neurons from a human brain section with a laser, investigators have cataloged more than...
20 hours ago - ScienceDaily
Dopamine neurons may involve in conditions ranging from Parkinson's disease to schizophrenia
Dopamine neurons are located in the midbrain, but their tendril-like axons can branch far into the higher cortical areas, influencing how we move and how we feel.
1 day ago - News Medical
Genomic Dark Matter Activity Connects Parkinson's and Psychiatric Diseases
Comprehensive study reveals an expanding universe of ‘darkest of the dark matter' RNAs in dopamine-producing cells in our brains
1 day ago - BWH
Analysis of sea squirt embryo reveals key molecules in dopaminergic neuron differentiation
Researchers have used a novel approach for analyzing the central nervous system of a proto-vertebrate to identify a regulatory cocktail that induces the creation of...
1 day ago - ScienceDaily
Potential drugs to treat neurodegenerative diseases garner $3 million grant
A new four-year, $3 million grant will enable Scripps Research scientists to advance compounds that may protect neurons in diseases caused by toxic protein accumulation...
3 days ago - News Medical
ADHD Boosts Risk of Early-Onset Parkinson's, Other Diseases
Patients with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder may have an increased risk of developing Parkinson's and related diseases, particularly when treated with stimulants...
7 days ago - Medscape - 3 articles
New sensors track dopamine in the brain for more than year
Neuroscientists have devised a way to measure dopamine in the brain for up to a year, which they believe will teach them much more about its role in key brain functions and in...
7 days ago - ScienceDaily
ADHD Children at Greater Risk of Developing Parkinson's Disease Early
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and possibly its medications may increase the risk of early-onset Parkinson's and Parkinson-like disorders, says study.
7 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
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It doesn't matter how long you sleep, it's WHEN you go to bed
A new study on sleep patterns suggests that a regular bedtime and wake time are just as important for heart and metabolic health among older adults, Duke researchers found.
First HIV immunotherapy drug proves safe in phase 1 trial
The phase 1 trial is an early but significant milestone for the team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which won a $20 million grant to make their ideas a...
Context before vocabulary: New research shows babies as young as 6 months...
Babies are naturally curious, and their drive to explore the world around them can help them become fast learners. A recent study has even discovered that infants as young as...
High Gluten Diet in Pregnancy can Increase Diabetes Risk in Children
High consumption of gluten pregnant women can increase the risk of Type-1 diabetes in children. Proteins found in foods rich in gluten such as wheat, rye, and barley can...
Artificial Intelligence can Help Doctors Diagnose Lung Disease Accurately
Artificial intelligence or AI correctly interprets lung function test results and helps pulmonologists diagnose lung disease in patients.
Neuroscientist reveals the five ways you can boost your boring commute
Neuroscientist Dr Liron Jacobson works at Peak Labs in London and has shared five ways you can improve your mind during your commute. And none of them involve scrolling on...
Do YOU wear contact lenses? Beware of a rare infection
Moorfields Eye Hospital researchers checked medical records since 1986 to analyse and compare rates of the infection in south east England.
New Study Reports Poor Physical and Mental Health in Rural Borderland...
Poor mental and physical health is seen among American rural borderline communities due to the impact of high stress.
TINY Cancer Detection Tool Proves Effective as Kaposi Sarcoma-associated...
New TINY cancer detection device shows promise as a Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus detector.
New Fatty Acids Can Slow Down an Over Reactive Immune System
New type of fatty acid identified can slow down the overreactive immune system which may lead to potential treatments for the disease