Drug used to treat Parkinson's shows potential as a dementia treatment
Drug used to treat hallucinations and delusions in Parkinson's shows promise as treatment for dementia-related psychosis .
2 days ago - News Medical
Focused Ultrasound Ablates Tremor
]]> - CHICAGO - Transcranial image-guided focused ultrasound was capable of targeting and ablating areas of the brain involved with tremors, and brought relief to individuals...
2 days ago - MedPage Today
Molecular makeup of abnormal proteins in brain diseases shows structural diversity
Parkinson's and multisystem atrophy - both of them neurodegenerative diseases - are associated with the accumulation of alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain.
2 days ago - News Medical
Drug can curb dementia's delusions, researchers find
A study found that the drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson's patients did the same for people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia
2 days ago - ABC News
Breaking the Ultrasound Barrier
Focused ultrasound is an FDA-approved treatment for essential tremor and is approved to treat Parkinson's disease outside the U.S. It's also making waves in research into...
2 days ago - Web MD
Molecular bodyguards against Parkinson's disease
Chaperone proteins in human cells dynamically interact with the protein alpha-Synuclein, which is strongly associated with Parkinson's disease. A disturbed relationship to...
2 days ago - ScienceDaily
Parkinson's Treatment Has Unexpected Side Effect
Title: Parkinson's Treatment Has Unexpected Side Effect Category: Health News Created: 12/2/2019 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 12/3/2019 12:00:00 AM
3 days ago - Medicine Net - 2 articles
Failure in proteasome transportation system may cause neurodegenerative diseases
All neurodegenerative diseases have a common thread: the appearance of protein clumps in the brain such as amyloid-beta plaques in Alzheimer's disease and alpha synuclein...
3 days ago - News Medical
Breakthrough device designation issued for RightEye's Parkinson's assessment system
The FDA has granted breakthrough device designation to the RightEye Vision System, an oculomotor test to help diagnose Parkinson's disease, RightEye LLC announced in a press...
3 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Parkinson's: Ultrasound technology may relieve symptoms
New research shows that a special ultrasound technique can significantly reduce tremors in people living with Parkinson's disease.
5 days ago - Medical News Today
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Domestic Abuse Victims Twice at Risk of Long-term Illnesses
Women survivors of domestic abuse are at double the risk of developing long-term illnesses that cause widespread bodily pain and extreme tiredness, a new study suggests.
'Dank Vapes' used by over 50% of sick vapers may be driving the US lung...
Of those hospitalized with e-cigarette-linked lung illnesses, 56 of patients in the US used products packaged as 'Dank Vapes,' a counterfeit 'brand' of THC e-cig, the CDC...
Urban Outfitters Is Selling a $139 Weighted Blanket, and You Can Bet It's on...
A weighted blanket may be just what every stressed-out college student needs this Winter. They're thought to ease anxiety by hugging your body , which helps reduce cortisol...
Study shows 3 months of high-intensity exercise can help restore heart...
Diabetes increases the risk of developing other chronic illnesses, including cardiovascular disease. But in a recent study, scientists from the University of Otago in New...
Y chromosomes mysteriously DISAPPEAR in up to 44% of men by the time they...
Researchers led by the University of Cambridge looked at health data for more 200,000 men and found some were more likely to start losing Y chromosomes, but it wasn't clear why.
Using Lungs from Increased-risk Donors Expands Donor Pool, Maintains Current...
Using lungs from donors who are considered high risk for certain infectious diseases compared to standard risk donors results in similar one-year survival for recipients.
Preterm Births are More Likely When Dads Live in Lower-income Areas
Lifelong lower socioeconomic status of dads is a newly recognized risk factor for early preterm birth , according to a new study.
Experimental Drug For Liver Disease NASH Awaiting FDA Approval
Global clinical trial designed in collaboration with VCU successfully tested a drug therapy to treat NASH, a chronic liver disease and the fastest-growing reason for liver...
Cutting Air Pollution can Boost Health, Prevent Deaths
Beat air pollution: Reducing air pollution improves health outcomes and helps slash the risk of death, reveals a new study.
Watch Out: Extreme Environmental Conditions may Affect Your Brain
Living in extreme environmental conditions can ultimately harm your brain and, in particular, the production of new nerve cells in the dentate gyrus, an area of the hippocampus...