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University of Missouri Discovery May Aid Parkinson’s Fight

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University of Missouri researchers might have found a way to lessen the severity of Parkinson’s disease.
January 20, 2015

Portable Stimulator Being Tested on Parkinson's Patients

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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 May Hold Key to Treating Parkinson's

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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

Seeing the Light: How Engineered Nerve Cells Might Curb Parkinson’s Disease

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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

For Patients with Parkinson's Disease, Expensive Placebo Works Better

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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

Parkinson's Drug Highly Effective for Resistant Depression

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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

AstraZeneca Joins Takeda, Berg to Advance Development of Parkinson’s Disease Therapies

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“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

Breath Test for Parkinson's

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Experts believe that a simple breath test could help doctors detect and diagnose Parkinson's disease.
February 10, 2015

Finding Points to Possible Mechanism Underpinning Alzheimer's and Parkinson's

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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

New compounds could offer therapy for multitude of diseases

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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

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