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Diagnosis by keyboard

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Analyzing people’s keystrokes as they type on a computer keyboard can reveal a great deal of information about the state of their motor function, according to a new study from MIT.
April 01, 2015

Pesticides Linked to Parkinson's Risk in People with Specific Gene

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Several studies have linked pesticides with the development of Parkinson's disease, and now a new study has found a specific gene that may explain why some people are particularly susceptible to devel…
February 03, 2014

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

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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

Looking For Parkinson's Sooner

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The Holy Grail in any progressive disease is to find it early enough to start effective treatment before irreversible damage has occurred. For Parkinson’s disease, which afflicts 1.5 million Americans…
March 16, 2015

A new tool for understanding Parkinson's disease

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EPFL scientists have developed a new method that can accurately simulate the chemical modification of the protein behind Parkinson's disease.
April 02, 2015

The uncooperative patient

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I shouldn’t be writing this. I'm deep into the far side of the time I thought I had. My fingers should be either too stiff, too ridden with tremor or too wild with dyskinesia to find the keys. Yet the…
July 10, 2015

Smell Test Plus Imaging May Spot Parkinson's Early

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Olfactory testing coupled with dopamine transporter (DAT) imaging can help identify people likely to develop clinical signs of Parkinson's disease (PD), a new study hints. Among a cohort of hyposomic…
June 18, 2014

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

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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

Virtual research studies feasible

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A new pilot study in Parkinson's disease suggests a new era of clinical research which removes the barrier of distance for both scientists and volunteers. The research, which appears in the journal Di…
July 16, 2015

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