Scientists discover new drug target for chemically induced Parkinson's disease
More than three decades ago, scientists discovered that a chemical found in a synthetic opioid, MPTP, induced the onset of a form of Parkinson's disease.
1 day ago - News Medical
A new drug target for chemically induced Parkinson's disease
An enzyme that modifies chemicals formed in the body by alcohol, tobacco, and certain foods may be a new target for treating Parkinson's disease. The altered compounds, the...
2 days ago - ScienceDaily
Management of Asymptomatic Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern by Pediatric Electrophysiologists
To determine the present-day approach of pediatric cardiac electrophysiologists to asymptomatic Wolff-Parkinson-White pattern and to contrast to both published consensus...
2 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
New swine model helps scientists to better understand human brain
For the first time, researchers in the University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center have used an imaging method normally reserved for humans to analyze brain activity...
3 days ago - News Medical
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 days 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 days 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...
4 days 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.
4 days 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.
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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...
4 days ago - Daily Mail - 2 articles
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Gut Microbiome-based Treatment found to Curb Food Allergies
Study finds altered gut microbiota in infants with food allergy; oral therapy to replenish bacteria prevented food allergy and suppressed established disease in mice.
Childhood Brain Tumor Survivors Encounter Lasting Cognitive, Socioeconomic...
Survivors of childhood brain tumors who underwent radiotherapy at very young at the time of diagnosis may experience cognitive, socioeconomic burdens decades after treatment...
Oral Steroids Ups Infection Risk in Inflammatory Disease Patients
Oral steroids puts patients with inflammatory disease at high risk of infection, according to a new study.
How coffee could be the secret to fighting obesity
Scientists at the University of Nottingham used nine people to test their theory, which had already been successful in a lab. Coffee was found to increase activity in people's...
Nutrition is the Missing Element in Home Health Today: Study
Educating home health patients on the benefits of proper nutritional care can help promote their strength and prevent them from going back to the hospital, which eventually...
Ocean Swimming Raises Vulnerability to Infection: Study
Swimming in the ocean water changes the skin microbiome and raises the risk of infection, including that of the ear and skin, finds a new study.
Push-Ups: How Hand Position Changes the Muscles You Work
Push-ups are one of the most popular bodyweight exercises and one that works multiple muscle groups simultaneously. While we characteristically think of push-ups as a triceps...
Video Shows Carrie Underwood's Baby Knows Who The Real MVP Parent Is
Babies prefer mommy's voice over daddy's - especially when it's a Grammy award-winning one! Scientific fact: Singing to your baby not only calms them down, but can also benefit...
New Discovery Helps Explain Some Forms of Stroke
A new behavior of the blood vessels of the brain in zebrafish has been identified by scientists.
U of Oregon snowflakes triggered by 100-year-old Pioneer statue
The rugged individualism portrayed by a statue of a Pioneer on the University of Oregon campus has made the news. The 100-year-old statue, featuring a man carrying a whip in...