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Slowing aging process could help treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ...
Washington, Dec 04 : Researchers have found that a new and unique compound, named NT219, selectively inhibits the process of aging in order to protect the brain from neurodegenerative diseases, without affecting lifespan.
How exposure to pesticides increases Parkinson's disease risk
Washington, Dec 1 : Researchers have found that genetic mutation combined with exposure to pesticides increases risk of Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases, by killing dopamine-containing neurons.
New targets to help treat Parkinson's disease identified
Washington, Nov. 25 : Researchers have used RNA interference (RNAi) - a natural process occurring in cells that helps regulate genes - to reveal dozens of genes which could represent new therapeutic targets for treating Parkinson's disease.
Lasers could potentially cure Alzheimer's and Parkinson's
Washington, Nov. 4 : Scientists have discovered that photo acoustic therapy might be the long-awaited cure for brain diseases such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease or the mad cow disease.
Absence of SMG1 protein could lead to Parkinson's
Washington, Oct. 31 : A new study has suggested that the absence of a protein called SMG1 - identified as a Regulator of Parkinson's disease-associated alpha-Synuclein Ttrough siRNA Screening - could aid in the development of Parkinson's and other related neurological disorders.
Nahki Wells' return provides boost for Bradford manager
London, Oct 30 : The return from injury of Bermudian striker Nahki Wells as a second-half substitute came as a timely boost for Bradford City manager Phil Parkinson even though the League One club lost 1-2 at home to promotion-chasing Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Gene mutation linked to onset of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ...
Washington, Oct 13 : Researchers have revealed that a gene mutation responsible for the devastating neurological disorder known as Lesch-Nyhan syndrome may offer clues to the developmental and neuronal defects found in other, diverse neurological disorders like Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ...
Hi-tech brain implant trial gives hope to Parkinson's disease ...
London, Oct 13 : Scientists have claimed that a hi-tech brain implant could transform the lives of people living with Parkinson's disease.
Depression could raise Parkinson's disease risk
Washington, Oct. 3 : A new study has suggested that people suffering from depression may be thrice at risk of developing Parkinson's disease than others.
Zinc deficiency linked to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease
Washington, Oct 01 : A new study has suggested that shortage of zinc may decrease protein stability and can cause clumping, thereby contributing to diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
Michael J. Fox resorted to drinking to cope with Parkinson's diagnosis
Washington, Sept. 26 : Michael J. Fox has revealed that he turned to alcohol to help him deal with his Parkinson's diagnosis in 1991.
Michael J Fox to return to TV with show on Parkinson's disease
Washington, Sept 26 : Michael J Fox is set to comeback to TV with a new show where he shows audiences what Parkinson's disease sufferers endure on a daily basis.
Simple blood test can help in early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease
Washington, Sept. 26 : Scientists have found a link between epigenetic changes (those molecular modifications that alter the behavior of genes without changing the DNA sequence) and Parkinson's disease.
Michael J Fox to be part of Parkinson's disease show
Los Angeles, Sep 26 : Actor Michael J. Fox will be seen in a new show about a TV anchor and his father who suffers from Parkinson's disease.
New biological marker for Parkinson's Disease
London, Sept 20 : Researchers in Nottingham have discovered a new biological indicator which could potentially help to track the progress of Parkinson's disease using powerful MRI scanners.
Handwriting can help diagnose Parkinson's disease at early stage
Washington, Sept 16 : Researchers have suggested that Parkinson's disease can be diagnosed at an early stage by comparing the handwriting of sick and healthy subjects.
Linda Ronstadt 'believes Parkinson's hit her 12 to 15 years ago'
Washington, Sept. 14 : Linda Ronstadt has revealed that she suspects she had been suffering from Parkinson's disease for 12 to 15 years, before she was even diagnosed.
Polyphenolic compound resveratrol proves effective in treating ...
Washington, Sept. 05 : A polyphenolic compound, resveratrol, which is synthesized in several plants and possesses beneficial biological effects, exhibits neuroprotective effects in models of many diseases, such as cerebral ischemia, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease, ...
Bradford boss rubbishes reports of QPR bid for Wells
London, Aug 30 : Bradford City manager Phil Parkinson has rubbished reports of an imminent 3 million pounds bid from Queen's Park Rangers for in-form Bermudan international striker Nahki Wells.
Linda Ronstadt says she can't sing due to Parkinson's
Washington, Aug 26 : American singer Linda Ronstadt said in an interview with AARP The Magazine that she was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease eight months ago and "can't sing a note".
Receptor behind spread of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease discovered
Washington, August 24 : Researchers have identified a specific type of receptor that aids corrupted, disease-causing proteins spread in the brain, potentially contributing to Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and other brain-damaging disorders.
Genetic mutation breakthrough may help make Parkinson's disease ...
Washington, August 12 : Scientists have found how genetic mutations associated to Parkinson's disease may play a key role in brain cells' death, potentially paving the way for the development of more effective drug treatments.
Alzheimer's and Parkinson's may not share common genetic risk
Washington, Aug 06 : Alzheimer and Parkinson disease do not appear to share a common genetic risk, a new study has revealed.
Sudden decline in testosterone may cause Parkinson's
Chicago, July 27 : The results of a new study by neurological researchers at Rush University Medical Center show that a sudden decrease of testosterone, the male sex hormone, may cause Parkinson's like symptoms in male mice.
Decline in testosterone level could trigger Parkinson's disease
Washington, July 27 : A sudden decrease of testosterone, the male sex hormone, may cause Parkinson's like symptoms in male mice, a new study has found.
New hope for Parkinson's disease sufferers
Washington, July 25 : Researchers have made a significant discovery that could pave the way for a new treatment for Parkinson's disease.
Viable Parkinson's disease treatment identified
Washington, June 29 : A team of researchers from Rush University, Yale University, the University of Colorado and the St. Kitts Biomedical Research Foundation transplanted human embryonic stem cells into primate laboratory animals modeled with Parkinson's disease and found "robust survival" of the ...
Bangalore hospital claims Parkinson's breakthrough
Bangalore, June 27 : Columbia Asia Referral Hospital in Yeshwanthpur, has claimed that it has achieved success in curing neuro-degenerative disorder Parkinson's disease after conducting Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery.
Kanye West under fire for distasteful lyrics about Parkinson's disease
London, June 20 : Kanye West's latest chart offering which contains ignorant lyrics about Parkinson's disease has been slammed by charity.
New drug shows promise in Parkinson's disease
Washington, June 20 : Diapocynin, a synthetic molecule derived from a naturally occurring compound (apocynin), protected neurobehavioral function in mice with Parkinson's Disease symptoms by preventing deficits in motor coordination, according to a study.