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Parkinson's could be slowed with existing drug


Researchers have discovered a drug that has long been used to treat liver disease could also be used to slow down the effects of Parkinson's disease.
August 10, 2015

Spinal Cord Stimulation Protects Against Parkinson's Symptoms


In a study conducted on rodents, researchers at Duke Medicine discovered that spinal cord stimulation helps in temporarily easing the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, a progressive neurological disord…
January 30, 2014

Tiny cellular bubbles enable delivery of Parkinson's drugs straight to the brain


Cellular bubbles (exosomes) that are extracted from human immune cells could deliver catalase (an enzyme that proves to be an effective treatment) to pass through brain’s defense and therefore to opti…
May 05, 2015

Exoskeleton Could Quell the Tremors of Parkinson's Disease Patients at Crucial Moments


Parkinson’s disease brings on the shakes, and these tremors often get worse as the disease progresses. To prevent this symptom from interfering with patients’ daily lives, researchers in London have d…
June 29, 2016

New clinical trial focuses on respiratory drug ambroxol for treatment of Parkinson's disease


A medication approved to treat various respiratory diseases and that has demonstrated neuroprotective effects in preclinical studies is the focus of a new clinical trial for Parkinson's disease.
February 23, 2016

Gym offers classes in noncontact boxing for Parkinson’s patients


Frost says Ramon has the kind of energy that makes her clients actually want to get up early to work out. They talk about life while they exercise. One day, Ramon happened to mention that she was inte…
June 20, 2017

Internet Visits with Parkinson’s Specialist Can Be as Effective as In-person Visits, Trial Finds


Virtual house calls with a neurologist can be as effective as in-person visits for Parkinson’s disease patients, offering convenience and comfort, a clinical trial indicates.
August 22, 2017

Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Parkinson's


Our speaker is Dr. Shinto, whose focus is on complementary and alternative medicine and neurologic disorders. She uses natural medicine to help expand treatments that can be used with conventional med…
August 05, 2015

Patient Voices: Parkinson's Disease


Listen to the stories of four men and women with Parkinson's Disease.
June 06, 2017

Creatine Doesn't Slow Parkinson's Progression


Despite early promise and a great deal of interest in creatine monohydrate as a possible treatment for Parkinson's disease (PD), a large new double-blind, placebo-controlled trial found that this trea…
February 10, 2015

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