Adaptive Deep Brain Stim Shows Promise in Parkinson's
Approach can induce stable control of PD-related motor disturbances
9 hours ago - MedPageToday
Protein levels in spinal fluid correlate to posture and gait difficulty in Parkinson's
Levels of a protein found in the brain called alpha-synuclein are significantly lower than normal in cerebrospinal fluid collected in Parkinson's disease patients suffering...
1 day ago - ScienceDaily
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.
2 days ago - Daily Mail
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...
2 days ago - Health Status
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.
2 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
Researchers uncover how excess calcium may influence development of Parkinson's disease
Researchers have found that excess levels of calcium in brain cells may lead to the formation of toxic clusters that are the hallmark of Parkinson's disease.
2 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
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.
3 days ago - Medindia Health
Deletion of specific enzyme leads to improvement in memory and cognitive functions
A new study in mice has made a possible breakthrough in Alzheimer's research. The team of researchers at the Cleveland Clinic has noted that deleting a single enzyme can...
4 days ago - News Medical
How does exercise preserve the aging brain?
Higher cardiorespiratory fitness is tied to stronger white matter and better cognitive performance in a study of seniors with mild cognitive impairment.
5 days ago - Medical News Today
How Exercise Helps Protect Your Brain From Cognitive Decline
Older adults with poor fitness levels have more deterioration of white matter in their brains, according to a new study, compared with their fitter peers. White matter...
5 days ago - Time
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Protein Levels in Spinal Fluid can Contribute Parkinson's Disease
Alpha-synuclein protein levels were found to be lower in cerebrospinal fluid collected in Parkinson's disease patients suffering from postural instability and gait difficulty.
Irregular Sleep in Menopause Linked to Hot Flashes, Depression
Menopausal women with sleep problems face a higher risk of hot flashes and depression.
Hormone Therapy for Menopause may Reduce Spinal Curvature
Menopausal hormone therapy helps reduce curvature of the spine. The risk of developing age-related hyperkyphosis declines with hormone therapy.
Communication Therapy Helps Couples Dealing With Dementia
Creative couples' intervention significantly helps people with Alzheimer's communicate. Communication intervention helps family caregivers and spouses.
What are my options for private duty home care?
It's a common assumption about private duty home care. “Medicare will pay for whatever home care I need. If I'm unable to get out of bed, shower or prepare a meal, it will...
Bedridden from the flu? Medicare can't help you
It's a particularly nasty flu season this year, expected to be one of the worst in history... and since it peaks through March, it's not over yet. In fact, it hasn't even...
The Risks of Fish Oil Supplements
It's been a bad few years for fish oil, as I discuss in my video, Omega 3s, Prostate Cancer, and Atrial Fibrillation. Claims were crushed that the long-chain omega 3s in fish...
The cage that cuts the number of times men need the loo
A tiny wire cage may help men suffering symptoms of an enlarged prostate. The cage, implanted under sedation in five minutes, is designed to improve urine flow without any need...
Barnaby Joyce crisis to come to a head after Nationals MP calls for Deputy...
Senior ministers are pleading for "a bit of breathing space" for embattled Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce as the cracks in his party appear to widen.
Why I won't take Kochie's advice on prostate cancer screening
Having researched screening programs, I have never had, and never will have, a PSA test. A lot of my medical colleagues feel the same way.