Cognitive Training Reduced Freezing of Gait in Parkinson's Patients
Severity and duration of freezing of gait was significantly reduced with improved cognitive processing speed and reduced daytime sleepiness in patiients with Parkinson's...
2 days ago - Medindia Health
Researchers identify gene that helps prevent brain disease
Scientists have identified a gene that helps prevent the harmful buildup of proteins that can lead to neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. The...
2 days ago - ScienceDaily
Cognitive training intervention reduces gait freezing in Parkinson's patients, study shows
The researchers report significant reduction in the severity and duration of freezing of gait, improved cognitive processing speed and reduced daytime sleepiness.
2 days ago - News Medical
UC San Diego scientists discover gene that helps prevent neurodegenerative diseases
Scientists know that faulty proteins can cause harmful deposits or "aggregates" in neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. Although the causes of...
4 days ago - News Medical
6 Ways to Make Your Coffee Even Healthier
Coffee lovers have happily embraced the headlines about the health perks of java : Aside from supplying a significant dose of antioxidants, a daily coffee habit may also help...
5 days ago - Time
INTREPID: New DBS System for Parkinson's Meets Endpoints
A new multiple-source system for deep-brain stimulation in patients with Parkinson's disease proved effective in the randomized, double-blind INTREPID trial. Medscape Medical News
5 days ago - Medscape - 3 articles
The bizarre tell-tale signs that show your loved ones could have Parkinson's
Lawyer Nick Freeman, AKA Mr Loophole for his record at winning acquittals in motoring cases, was stunned when his younger brother developed Parkinson's. This is his story.
6 days ago - Daily Mail
Varied Strains of a Protein can Develop Parkinson's-Related Disorders
Synucleinopathies- different Parkinson's-related brain disorders could arise from different strains of a single protein embedded in the cell, finds a new study.
6 days ago - Medindia Health
Halting the Development of Dementia
Study Untangles brain neuron dysfunction in Parkinson's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies.
9 days ago - Medindia Health
UAB researchers unravel brain neuron dysfunction in Parkinson's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies
A decay of brain function is a hallmark of Parkinson's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies, or DLB. Specifically, cognitive dysfunction defines DLB, and nearly eight of every...
10 days ago - News Medical
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Testing, Diagnoses and Treatment for Prostate Cancer in Men Declines
Screening, diagnosing and treatment of prostate cancer in men has seen a gradual decline over the last few years, reveals anew study.
Finasteride Does Not Increase Risk of Prostate Cancer Death
Finasteride, a common hormone-blocking drug, reduces men's risk of getting prostate cancer without increasing their risk of dying from the disease, revealed research.
More Than 40 Percent of Prostate Biopsies Could be Avoided With New Blood Test
IsoPSA - a new blood test has proven to be more accurate in predicting overall risk of prostate cancer than standard prostate-specific antigen .
New Data: Finasteride Safely Prevents Prostate Cancer
The thumbnail take on finasteride has been that it prevents prostate cancer but increases the risk for high-grade disease. A new study debunks the latter idea. Medscape Medical...
'Notable Differences' With 3 Prostate Cancer Genomics Tests
In a novel study, the three leading prostate cancer genomics tests, which are used to help stratify favorable-risk cancers and to aid decision-making about active surveillance...
Osteoporosis in patients with intestinal insufficiency and intestinal...
Intestinal insufficiency and intestinal failure are associated with malabsorption of micro- and macronutrients that may negatively influence bone metabolism and increase the...
Assay May Help Avoid Needless Prostate Biopsies
Distinguishes clinically significant from insignificant/benign disease
Proposed Guidelines Target Opioid Overprescribing in Urology
After finding that many of the opioid tablets prescribed by urologists go unused, researchers propose new prescription standards for urologic procedures. Medscape Medical News
Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease and Gun Ownership
An estimated 40 to 60 percent of dementia patients might have guns in their households.... Families who have a person living with Alzheimer s disease or dementia should have a...