Gut Microbes Eat Our Medication: Study
How microbes consume levodopa, the primary treatment for Parkinson's disease has been revealed.
2 days ago - Medindia Health
Parkinson's patients enlist in karate classes to fight disease
The martial artists steadied their bodies on the mat, at times moving in sync, snapping their hips and torquing their ligaments to generate force with every blow. Without...
3 days ago - Orlando Sentinel
Parkinson's Cost Burden Pegged at $50 Billion a Year
The new cost estimates, which include detailed caregiving costs, are double what had previously been reported. Medscape Medical News
3 days ago - Medscape
Scientists identify potential target for Parkinson's treatment
An international research team led by scientists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has identified a potential target for therapeutics that might help slow the...
5 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Two espressos a day cured boy, 11, who could barely walk due to Parkinson's-like shakes
An 11-year-old boy in Paris, France, was diagnosed with ADCY5-related dyskinesia, a movement disorder that caused him to involuntarily tremor and shake up to 30 times a day.
7 days ago - Daily Mail
Parkinson's disease rates lower in patients treated vs. untreated for HCV
Patients who received interferon-based antiviral therapy for chronic hepatitis C had a significantly lower incidence rate of Parkinson's disease compared with untreated...
7 days ago - Healio
Hepatitis C Treatment and Parkinson's Risk
Taiwanese study of insurance claims yields surprise, and a puzzle
10 days ago - MedPageToday
Weekly Link Love - Edition 32
Research of the Week Modern hunter-gatherers probably don't live in particularly marginalized areas, at least compared to other subsistence groups. Since 2008, diabetes...
10 days ago - Mark's Daily Apple
Bipolar disorder may increase risk for Parkinson's disease
Individuals with bipolar disorder may have a higher risk for Parkinson's disease later in life compared with those who do not, according to study results published in...
10 days ago - Healio
Stopping Parkinson's disease before it starts
Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease affecting millions of people worldwide. Characterized by accumulation of the protein alpha-synuclein, there is...
10 days ago - ScienceDaily
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Blood Pressure Med Might Help Fight Alzheimer's
Researchers don't know whether the finding related to the drug nilvadipine can translate into any benefits for patients. But future studies should look into that possibility...
Blood Pressure Drug Found Useful for Alzheimer's Disease
Hypertension drug may hold promise for Alzheimer's disease, according to Hypertension journal report.
Exercise linked to a decreased likelihood of age-related dementia and memory...
The findings of a recent animal study may offer new hope to millions of people who have Alzheimer's disease. The Harvard-led effort reports that physical exercise could improve...
Is sleep the secret to early Alzheimer's diagnosis?
Changes to two kinds of sleep brain waves that tend to occur with age predict the build up of tau tangles and beta-amyloid plaques -harbingers of Alzheimer's - a new UC...
Prostate Cancer and Race
How much does infamous Tuskegee Experiment still loom over care for African Americans?
Antioxidant protecting the brain linked to deterioration in areas...
New research may explain why an antioxidant that protects the brain is also associated with deterioration in areas susceptible to Alzheimer's disease.
A 'health number' that could tell about prostate disease
When it comes to staying on top of your health, doctors often tell you how important it is to "know your numbers." Blood pressure, cholesterol and body mass index can tell you...
Summer Recipe Idea: Modern Asian Comfort Food from Tokyo to Texas
Try the Yume Dog!
Tufts Health Plan Foundation Awards Nearly $1.9 Million to Support Healthy Aging
Tufts Health Plan Foundation today announced new community investments reflecting a commitment to a community approach for making our cities and towns great places to grow up...
Intravitreal injections can lead to cataract complications
In the past decade, intravitreal injections have transformed the way that we treat retinal disease, particularly vascular issues, with anti-VEGF medications. In the U.S., the...