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Smell tests, biomarkers and colon biopsies: New approaches to early identification of Parkinson’s disease

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2016/05/smell-tests,-biomarkers-and-colon-biopsies-new-approaches-to-early-identification-of-parkinson’s-disease/

Early diagnosis and starting treatment as early as possible are decisive factors in achieving improved quality of life for Parkinson’s sufferers.
May 30, 2016

Mid Stage Symptoms

https://nwpf.org/wellness-center/stages-of-pd/mid-stage-overview/mid-stage-symptoms/

Mid stage PD is marked by motor complications. Medications are still effective but no longer control symptoms smoothly throughout the day.   Motor complications described below are divided into two…
May 05, 2016

UAE Scientists Working to Develop Early Detection Tool for Parkinson’s Disease

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2014/03/uae-scientists-working-to-develop-early-detection-tool-for-parkinsons-disease/

The toll Parkinson’s disease has on individuals can be devastating. Caused by the degeneration of nerve cells in a central part of the brain, it can make walking difficult or even impossible, and caus…
March 15, 2014

Sleep Disturbances, Common in Parkinson's Disease, can be Early Indicator of Disease Onset

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2014/07/sleep-disturbances-indicator/

Up to 70% of Parkinson's disease (PD) patients experience sleep problems that negatively impact their quality of life. Some patients have disturbed sleep/wake patterns such as difficulty falling aslee…
July 10, 2014

Spanish Researchers Design Wearable Remote Monitoring System For Patients With Parkinson's

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2015/02/spanish-researchers-design-wearable-remote-monitoring-system-for-patients-with-parkinsons/

Researchers from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) have developed a tool to improve the monitoring of patients with Parkinson disease based on a system of “wearable” sensors which constantly…
February 03, 2015

Protecting the brain from Parkinson's disease

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2015/12/protecting-the-brain-from-pd/

Although a number of treatments exist to alleviate the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, to date, none reliably slow the progression of the disease. In 2013, a molecule called GM1 ganglioside showed pr…
December 02, 2015

Saliva may provide early test for Parkinson's disease

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2016/02/saliva-may-provide-early-test-for-parkinsons-disease/

The scientists were searching for a protein in the cells that could indicate early Parkinson's disease. They took the biopsies from one salivary gland to test for it.
February 05, 2016

A Confused Immune System Could Be Behind Parkinson's Disease

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2017/06/a-confused-immune-system-could-be-behind-parkinsons-disease/

Researchers have found solid evidence in support of a century old hypothesis claiming the body's own immune system plays a strong role in the development of Parkinson's disease. While it's not clear i…
June 22, 2017

New blood signature analysis may help diagnose Parkinson's disease earlier

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2015/04/new-blood-signature-analysis/

A new blood test may more accurately identify blood signatures, or biomarkers, for Parkinson's disease (PD), according to a new study published in the journal Movement Disorders.
April 06, 2015

New, rapid dementia screening tool rivals 'gold standard' clinical evaluations

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2015/08/new,-rapid-dementia-screening-tool-rivals-gold-standard-clinical-evaluations/

Determining whether or not an individual has dementia and to what degree is a long and laborious process that can take an experienced professional such as a clinician about four to five hours to compl…
August 12, 2015

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