Newly discovered compound shows potential for treating Parkinson's disease
A joint research group centered around Professor Hideyuki Okano and Associate Professor Jun Kohyama, Department of Physiology of the Keio University School of Medicine...
3 days ago - News Medical - 7 articles
Parkinson's Kinetigraph Provides Clues for Better Therapy
The Parkinson's Kinetigraph measures movements and assesses medication compliance in the home setting. It has provided data that have changed patient management in a third of...
4 days ago - Medscape
Clinical Challenges: Sleep Problems in Parkinson's Patients
Meds that improve some symptoms can exacerbate others
4 days ago - MedPageToday - 2 articles
Centrally Mediated Pain Common in Parkinson's Disease
Pain is common in Parkinson's disease, but peripheral factors may not be to blame. Central factors are an important cause of pain so may require centrally acting drugs, a large...
6 days ago - Medscape
UCI Health Parkinson's Disease Symposium to behavioral symptoms, surgical options and research into novel therapies
UCI Health will present a free Parkinson's disease symposium on Saturday, Oct. 13, for patients and their caregivers to learn more about behavioral symptoms, surgical options...
9 days ago - UC Irvine Health - 2 articles
Forms of Sleep Disturbances Increase as Parkinson's Progresses
Sleep disturbances are common across the stages of Parkinson's disease and increase with disease progression. A study suggests that because there is little overlap, they may...
10 days ago - Medscape
New transgenic mouse model sheds light on biological causes of Parkinson's disease
Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that presents clinically with abnormal movement and tremors at rest.
10 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Severe Constipation Tied to Faster Progression in Parkinson's
About one third of patients with Parkinson's have constipation at diagnosis. For those who do, constipation severity at baseline predicts faster disease progression, a...
11 days ago - Medscape
Ketogenic Diet Helps Nonmotor Symptoms in Parkinson's
Both a low fat, high carbohydrate diet and a ketogenic diet improve Parkinson's symptoms, but the ketogenic approach benefited patients' nonmotor symptoms significantly better...
12 days ago - Medscape
Alzheimer's Aberrations; Dime-Sized Nerve Repair; 3-Minute Parkinson's Dx?
News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience
13 days ago - MedPageToday
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Blasting prostate tumours with radiotherapy CAN increase the chances of survival
Targeting the source of advanced prostate cancer with radiotherapy after the disease has spread could increase the patient's chances of survival by 11 per cent.
Cranberry extract prevents Alzheimer's
Cranberry juice, which is full of antioxidants, demonstrates various health benefits and it is often used to prevent age-related brain decline. According to a study, cranberry...
Chronic Inflammation Linked to Increased Alzheimer's Disease Risk
ApoE4 gene carriers who have chronic inflammation are more likely to develop Alzheimer's disease, finds a new study.
Brain's connection to immune system discovered: New study identifies...
“We literally watched people's brains drain fluid into these vessels,” said Daniel S. Reich, senior investigator at the National Institutes of Health , as he was asked to...
Epigenetic modifications may contribute to Alzheimer's Disease
Scientists report epigenetic modifications in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's, after observing differences in histone acetylation across the genome.
Patients Taking Too Many Opioids for Osteoarthritis Pain
Analysis of an insurance claims database shows that more than half the patients treated with opioids were managed inappropriately, according to investigators developing...
New Data on RT in Prostate Cancer Are 'Practice Changing'
For men with newly diagnosed metastatic prostate cancer who have low metastatic burden, radiotherapy to the prostate provides significant survival benefits, say the STAMPEDE...
Messing Honored for Career of Innovation and Leadership in Urological Care
Leading researchers and clinicians from across the globe gathered in Rochester on October 18-19 to recognize the career of Edward Messing, M.D., F.A.C.S., and his 35 years of...
Link found between chronic inflammation and risk for Alzheimer's disease
While it is widely shown that possessing the ApoE4 gene is the major genetic risk factor of Alzheimer's disease , not all ApoE4 carriers develop AD. For the first time...
Does herpes cause Alzheimer's?
Herpes is the dreaded 'gift that keeps on giving'. But could it also be taking our memories? Decades of research show a striking correlation between Alzheimer's disease risk...