New method maps the dopamine system in Parkinson's patients
With the aid of a PET camera, researchers have developed a new method for investigating the dopamine system in the brains of patients suffering from Parkinson's disease. The...
6 days ago - ScienceDaily
Researchers develop new method to map dopamine system in Parkinson's patients
With the aid of a PET camera, researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have developed a new method for investigating the dopamine system in the brains of patients...
6 days ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Intense Exercise Might Aid Parkinson's Disease
By Dr. Mercola For newly diagnosed cases of Parkinson's disease, new research has offered an important breakthrough that scientists say may dramatically slow progression. It...
10 days ago - Mercola
Imaging Technique Helps Early Detection of Prostate Cancer Recurrence and Aids Radiation Therapy
PSMA PET/CT imaging technique sensitive enough to detect and localize the recurrent prostate cancer early enough to potentially guide salvage radiotherapy.
16 days ago - Medindia Health
As doctors drop opposition, aid-in-dying advocates target next battleground states
When the end draws near, Dr. Roger Kligler, a retired physician with incurable, metastatic prostate cancer, wants the option to use a lethal prescription to die peacefully in...
23 days ago - News Medical
Caffeine level in blood may help diagnose people with Parkinson's disease
Testing the level of caffeine in the blood may provide a simple way to aid the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, according to a new study.
1 month ago - ScienceDaily
Testing blood for caffeine levels may aid diagnosis of Parkinson's disease
Testing the level of caffeine in the blood may provide a simple way to aid the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, according to a study published in the January 3, 2018, online...
1 month ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Exercise may aid Parkinson's disease, but make it intense
Intense treadmill exercise may slow the progression of Parkinson's disease in people recently diagnosed with the condition, a study says.
1 month ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Exercise May Aid Parkinson's Disease, but Make It Intense
Vigorous treadmill exercise was safe and slowed progression of Parkinson's disease, a new study reports.
2 monthes ago - NY Times
Diagnosis and Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections Over the Course of One Year at a Urology Tertiary Referral Centre: Assessment of Compliance With National Guidelines
Aim: The British Association of Urological Surgeons have set out guidelines that the diagnosis of antibiotic-resistant, recurrent, complicated and catheter-associated urinary...
2 monthes ago - International Journal of Surgery
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Calcium Surplus in Brain Cells may Cause Parkinson's Disease
Calcium may play a role in the development of Parkinson's disease. Excess levels of calcium in brain cells may lead to the formation of toxic clusters.
Excessive calcium in the brain may be behind Parkinson's
Researchers from Cambridge University found excessive levels of calcium triggers nerve cell death, despite the mineral being critical for communication in the brain.
Anxiety: An Early Indicator of Alzheimer's Disease?
Alzheimer's disease causes a decline in brain function that affects the ability to handle daily tasks. Past studies have noted a link between depression and Alzheimer's. But...
Pimavanserin may Treat Psychosis in Patients With Alzheimer's Disease
Pimavanserin, a new antipsychotic drug could help treat severe psychosis in patients with dementia and Alzheimer's disease finds a new study.
Alzheimer's-associated Protein Deposits may be Transmissible
Amyloid beta deposition found in brains of people with Alzheimer's disease may be transmissible through neurosurgical instruments.
Preventing Alzheimer's: Scientists develop blood test capable of detecting...
Alzheimer's disease is a condition that typically occurs later in life. It has no known cure, so treating it is highly problematic. To make matters worse, detecting it is often...
Tibial component sizing and alignment of TKR components does not...
Total knee replacement is an effective means of alleviating the symptoms of end stage osteoarthritis. However, 20% of patients report dissatisfaction one year post-operatively...
Hydroxychloroquine not effective for osteoarthritis hand pain
Hydroxychloroquine was not more effective than placebo for relieving moderate-to-severe hand pain and radiographic osteoarthritis, according to research published in Annals of...
Specialist gives pearls on how to deal with traumatic cataract
BELGRADE, Serbia - Cataract surgery has a low complication rate and is the most common, highly standardized procedure in the world, but there are no rules or pre-established...
Study shows advantages of femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery
BELGRADE, Serbia - Femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery with the Femto LDV Z8 laser from Ziemer offers the advantages of repeatable and precise outcomes, best placement...