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Potential Parkinson's disease drug fast tracks to clinical trials
Washington DC, Aug 10 : A new drug, which shows great promise in treating Parkinson's disease has been fast tracked to clinical trials.
Liver drug may slow Parkinson's progress
London, Aug 10 : A drug which has already been in use to treat liver disease could be an effective treatment to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease, new research has found.
Sleep in side positions to avoid Alzheimer's
New York, Aug 9 : Developing a simple practice of sleeping in the side-position, as compared to sleeping on one's back or stomach, may help you reduce the chances of developing Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other neurological disorders, says a study.
Teeth scanning may reveal risk of brain diseases
New York, July 23 : Scanning teeth may reveal your lifetime exposure to toxins and metals linked to brain diseases like Parkinson's and Alzheimer's, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
Diabetes drug may protect against Parkinson's
Washington, July 22 : A type of drug used to treat diabetes may reduce the risk of developing Parkinson's disease, says a new study.
Class of diabetes drugs may also help with Parkinson's disease
Washington DC, July 22 : Scientists have found a link between a class of drugs used to treat diabetes and protection against Parkinson's disease (PD).
App to prevent fatal falls in Parkinson's patients
London, June 26 : A smartphone app can prevent dangerous freezing of gait in people suffering from Parkinson's disease.
3D models of neuron to help Parkinson's patients
London, June 26 : In a major step towards development of personalised drugs for Parkison's patients, researchers have managed to grow three dimensional models of cells that are lost with the progress of the disease.
Parkinson's disease rooted in the gut: Study
London, June 24 : Lifestyle factors that are associated with a Parkinson's disease (PD) risk may be influenced by the bacteria living in the human gut, says a new study.
Parkinson's disease linked with many forms of cancers
Washington, June 19 : Parkinson's disease (PD) has been found to be associated with 16 types of cancer in a study in Taiwan.
'San Andreas' - this temblor is worth watching (Movie Review)
Los Angeles, May 29 : Film - "San Andreas"; Cast - Dwayne Johnson, Carla Gugino, Alexandra Daddario, Paul Giamatti, Ioan Gruffudd, Archie Panjabi, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Art Parkinson and Kylie Minogue; Director - Brad Peyton; Rating - ***1/2
Simple test measures Parkinson's progress in brain
New York, May 27 : US researchers have identified what happens to the brain with the progression of Parkinson's disease, thereby opening the door for a simple test to measure the disease advancement.
Depressed people at greater Parkinson's risk
London, May 21 : People with depression may be more likely to develop Parkinson's disease, a large study has revealed.
Indian scientists develop new drug for Parkinson's
Lucknow, April 23 : Indian researchers have developed a new therapy that has been found to reverse Parkinson's-like symptoms in rats and the researchers believe that the findings could one day lead to a new therapy for human patients.
'Argentine tango' beneficial for Parkinson's patients
Washington, Apr 14 : A new study has found that Argentine tango dancing can benefit people at certain stages in the development of Parkinson's disease (PD).
New blood test to help diagnose Parkinson's faster
New York, April 7 : Although there are currently no fully validated blood signatures or biomarkers for Parkinson's disease (PD), a new blood test developed by researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital in the US shows promise for early diagnosis of the disease.
Stem cell implant shows promise for Parkinson's treatment
New York, April 4 : An implant of stem cells treated with an anti-cancer drug has been found to be effective against Parkinson's symptoms in mice.
Mumbai hospital conducts Deep Brain Stimulation system in two ...
Mumbai, March 25 : For the first time in Asia, neurosurgeons at Jaslok hospital in Mumbai have successfully implanted the most advanced 'Deep Brain Stimulation' system in two patients suffering from Parkinson's disease and Dystonia.
Sticky protein may lead to novel treatment for Parkinson's
London, Feb 26 : In what could potentially slow the progress of Parkinson's disease, researchers have developed a peptide that sticks to the protein that causes this incurable disease, stopping it from killing brain cells.
Skin test may help diagnose Alzheimer's early
Washington, Feb 25 : Skin tests can be used to detect elevated levels of abnormal proteins found in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, a new research has found.
Killing mechanism that can underpin Alzheimer's and Parkinson's ...
Washington, Feb 13 : A team of scientists has for the first time discovered a killing mechanism that could underpin a range of the most intractable neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ALS.
Beer ingredient could help fight Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases
Washington, Jan 29 : A new study has demonstrated that an ingredient from beer could protect brain cells from damage and potentially slow the development of disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases.
Regular exercise may improve lives of people with Parkinson's disease
Washington, Jan 1 : A new study has explored that exercise may help people with Parkinson's disease to improve their balance, ability to move around and quality of life.
Exercise curbs Parkinson's effects
Melbourne, Jan 1 : Just an hour of exercise thrice a week can help people with Parkinson's disease improve their balance and even reduce risk of falling down in people with early stage of the disease, new research says.