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New protein found to reduce chances of Parkinson's disease
New York, Oct 2 : A team of researchers has identified a protein that enables a toxic natural aggregate to spread from cell to cell in the brain and reduce chances of Parkinson's disease.
Caffeine-based compounds may slow Parkinson's progress
Toronto, Oct 1 : Researchers in Canada have developed two caffeine-based chemical compounds that show promise in preventing the ravages of Parkinson's disease.
Nicotine sans tobacco may ward off Alzheimer's disease: Study
New York, Sep 21 : Nicotine -- when given independent of tobacco -- could help protect the brain as it ages and even ward off neuro-degenerative diseases such as Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease, US researchers have said.
Google Glass may help diagnose brain disorders early
London, Sep 5 : Scientists have developed a diagnosis system based on virtual reality (VR) technology that may help in the early detection of various neuro-degenerative disorders including multiple sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson's disease.
Detecting Parkinson's may just have become easier
London [UK], Aug.29 : Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have said that they have developed a way of detecting a molecule that can help them to detect the onset of Parkinson's faster than before.
Simple brain scan could help improve Parkinson's treatment
New York, Aug 16 : Researchers have discovered that tracking changes in five brain areas linked to movement and balance with a simple non-invasive imaging technique could help evaluate experimental treatment to slow or stop the progress of Parkinson's.
Lab-grown 'mini human brains' to fight Parkinson's
Singapore, Aug 1 : In a first, a team of scientists successfully grew "mini-brains" in the lab which will help develop treatments and conduct other studies into Parkinson's Disease (PD) and ageing-related brain diseases.
Indicators of Parkinson's disease found in fat tissue
New York, July 28 : Tiny changes in DNA that have been linked to Parkinson's, the second most common neurodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer's, can be found not only in brain cells, where they are expected, but also in liver, fat, immune and developmental cells, says a study.
New discovery may help slow Parkinson's
New York, July 20 : Researchers have discovered an interaction in neurons that contributes to Parkinson's disease and have shown that drugs now under development may block the process.
Leukemia drug may treat Parkinson's disease, dementia
Washington, July 13 : A drug approved by the US Food and Drug Administration to treat leukemia has the potential to improve motor and cognitive functions of patients suffering from Parkinson's disease and dementia, a small study has found.
New biomarker for Parkinson's disease found in urine
New York, July 6 : Researchers have discovered that a protein in urine samples correlates with the presence and severity of Parkinson's disease.
Madhuri Dixit breaks down on TV set
Mumbai, June 30 : Bollywood's dancing diva Madhuri Dixit Nene got emotional and broke down after seeing a performance revolving around Parkinson's disease on the sets of TV show "So You Think You Can Dance 'Ab India ki Baari'" here.
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 : 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.