Search Results Tagged With Medical Research
University of Missouri researchers might have found a way to lessen the severity of Parkinson’s disease.
January 20, 2015
In earlier experiments on rats, researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy showed that noisy electric stimulation of the balance organs can be used to change the activity of the brain, thereby balancing t…
January 20, 2015
E. coli usually brings to mind food poisoning and beach closures, but researchers recently discovered a protein in E. coli that inhibits the accumulation of potentially toxic amyloids--a hallmark of d…
January 23, 2015
Stem cell therapy for Parkinson’s disease has shown great promise in animal studies and is moving closer to becoming an option for people affected by this devastating neurological condition.
January 22, 2015
In a recent study, an "expensive" salt solution was shown to to be significantly more effective at managing the symptoms of patients with Parkinson's disease than an "inexpensive" one. The salt soluti…
February 01, 2015
Pramipexole (Mirapex, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc), which is used to treat Parkinson's disease, can significantly improve symptoms of treatment-resistant depression, provided patients ca…
April 07, 2016
“Today there are no medicines that can slow or halt the degenerative progress of Parkinson’s disease so this remains a large area of unmet medical need,” Mene Pangalos, AstraZeneca’s executive vice pr…
September 05, 2017
Experts believe that a simple breath test could help doctors detect and diagnose Parkinson's disease.
February 10, 2015
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have for the first time discovered a killing mechanism that could underpin a range of the most intractable neurodegenerative…
February 12, 2015
An international team of more than 18 research groups has demonstrated that the compounds they developed can safely prevent harmful protein aggregation in preliminary tests.
March 30, 2015