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Parkinson's disease has shot up in US over 30 years: Study
New York, June 21 : The incidence of different types of Parkinsonism, including the most common type, Parkinson's disease, has increased significantly in the US in 30 years from 1976 to 2005, a new study says.
Impaired decision-making may contribute to Parkinson's
New York, June 19 : People with Parkinson's disease have a form of impaired decision-making that may be a major contributor to the movement problems that characterise the disease, a team of researchers has found.
Nutritional supplement could improve Parkinson's treatment
New York, June 17 : Oral nutritional supplement of a natural molecule has been found to benefit patients in a preliminary clinical trial for Parkinson's disease, researchers have reported.
Drug metabolite found safe, effective therapy for Parkinson's
New York, June 9 : The metabolite of a drug that is helping patients battle out multiple sclerosis has been found to significantly slow down the onset of Parkinson's disease, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
New gene mutation linked to onset of Parkinson's
New York, June 7 : Scientists have discovered a 'third gene' that leads to the development of the common neurodegenerative disease, a study said.
Tributes pour in for 'Greatest' Muhammed Ali
New Delhi, June 4 : Former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson was joined by several other sporting greats in paying tributes to boxing legend Muhammed Ali, who breathed his last after a 32-year battle with Parkinson's disease in Arizona.
I never entered gym without remembering Ali, says Mayweather
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): Former American boxer Floyd Mayweather has paid a heartfelt tribute to boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who passed away at the age of 74, after losing his final battle at the hands of Parkinson's disease.
Tributes pour in for 'Greatest' Muhammed Ali
New Delhi, June 4 : Former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson was joined by several other sporting greats in paying tributes to boxing legend Muhammed Ali, who breathed his last after a 32-year battle with Parkinson's disease in Arizona.
'A legend never dies'- Vijender pays homage to Muhammad Ali
New Delhi, June.4 : Indian star pugilist Vijender Singh on Saturday paid rich tribute to legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, who passed away at the age of 74 after losing his long-standing battle against Parkinson's disease, saying that 'a legend never dies' while observing that his legacy will continue ...
'Grief-stricken' H'wood reacts to Muhammad Ali's death
WashingtonD.C., June 4 : Hollywood on Saturday mourned the death of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, who passed away at the age of 74 after losing his long-standing battle against Parkinson's disease.
B-Town mourns Muhammad Ali's demise
New Delhi, June 4 : Bollywood fraternity extended their condolences to the legendary boxer Muhammad Ali's demise at the age of 74, after losing his long-standing battle against Parkinson's disease.
World mourns demise of Boxing legend Muhammad Ali
New Delhi, June 4 : The sporting fraternity on Saturday mourned the death of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, who passed away at the age of 74 after losing his long-standing battle against Parkinson's disease.
Can dietary supplements prevent Alzheimer's?
Toronto, June 4 : A dietary supplement containing a blend of 30 vitamins and minerals has the potential to slow the progress of catastrophic neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, researchers say.
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali passes away aged 74
Melbourne, June.4 : Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74 after losing his long-standing battle against Parkinson's disease.
Boxing legend Ali hospitalized with respiratory ailment
Johannesburg, June 3 : Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, who has been suffering from Parkinson's disease, was hospitalized on Thursday due to a respiratory issue.
Now biosensor to detect cancer, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
Brasilia, May 23 : Researchers have developed a biosensor that has been proven capable of detecting molecules that lead to some types of cancer as well as neurodegenerative diseases.
Now, a device for early detection of cancer, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
Washington D.C, May 23 : A team of researchers has come up with a biosensor that is capable of detecting molecules associated with neurodegenerative diseases and some types of cancer.
Reverse symptoms of Alzheimer, Parkinson found
Washington D.C., April 26 : A new study describes an innovative strategy that reverses symptoms in the neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer and Parkinson, at least in fruit flies which had been genetically altered to model the diseases.
Parkinson's drugs ups risk of hypersexuality
New York, April 11 : Drugs commonly prescribed to treat Parkinson's disease may increase the risk of impulse control disorders such as pathological gambling, compulsive buying, hypersexuality and binge eating, a new study has found.
Deep Brain Stimulation can improve life of Parkinson's patients
New Delhi, April 10 : Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), a neuro surgical procedure, can give a better sense of life to patients with severe Parkinson's disease, neuro specialists have said.
Irregular biological cycle may worsen Parkinson's disease
New York, April 6 : Chronic lack of sleep and irregular sleep-wake cycles that disturb the biological cycle are likely to risk the onset of Parkinson's disease as well as worsen the disease, warns a new study.
Can birdsong help us with speech disorders?
Washington D.C, Mar 21 : According to a recent study, birdsong could offer clues to human speech disorders that accompany several common neurological disorders, including Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's slows down thinking process more than speech
London, March 18 : Impairment in mental skills could affect the conversational ability of people with Parkinson's more than the physical speech problems, finds a new research.
This Smart chip may help combat Parkinson's disease
Singapore, Feb.15 : A smart chip has been developed by scientists at Nanyang Technological University here that allows the transmission of brain data wirelessly and with high accuracy.
Parkinson's patient shows marked improvement after stem cell ...
New Delhi, Feb 15 : A 45-year-old patient suffering from Parkinson's disease showed sharp improvement after undergoing stem cell therapy, according to claims made by the doctor who treated him.
Indian-origin scientist develops smart chip for wireless neural ...
Singapore, Feb 12 : An Indian-origin scientist has developed a smart chip that can be paired with neural implants for efficient wireless transmission of brain signals -- thus alleviating the debilitating symptoms of Parkinson's disease or give paraplegic people the ability to move prosthetic ...
Falling down frequently? You may be at risk of Parkinson's
London, Feb 4 : Parkinson's patients are prone to a higher risk of injurious falls and hip fractures, a study reveals.
How excess iron affects Parkinson's disease
New York, Feb 1 : It has long been known that excess iron is found in the brains of patients with Parkinson's disease, and researchers have now discovered the mechanism by which the iron wreaks damage on neurons involved in this incurable neurodegenerative condition that affects motor function.
Exercise counters brain shrinkage in Parkinson's disease
In an editorial published online in the journal JAMA Neurology, neurologist J Eric Ahlskog from Mayo Clinic in Minnesota recommends that modern physical therapy practices should incorporate aerobic exercise training and encourage fitness for patients with Parkinson's disease.
New cellular defect in Parkinson's disease identified
New York, Jan 13 : Researchers have discovered a previously unknown cellular defect in patients with Parkinson's disease, and identified a sequence of pathological events that can trigger or accelerate premature death of certain neurons in the brain seen in this disease.