Search Results Tagged With Parkinson's Research

Here are the 5 Apple ResearchKit apps you can start using now


Apple’s new open-source software framework debuted with 5 new apps that are looking to transform 5 different areas of medicine. All of them can be downloaded now.
March 13, 2015

Researchers make advance in possible treatments for Gaucher, Parkinson’s diseases


With assistance from a high tech robot, National Institutes of Health researchers have identified and tested a molecule that shows promise as a possible treatment for the rare Gaucher disease and the …
July 12, 2016

First monkey genetically engineered to have Parkinson’s created


The world’s first monkey genetically engineered to have Parkinson’s disease has been created by researchers in Japan, New Scientist can reveal. Other monkeys created as part of the same project mimic …
June 15, 2016

Rosacea Might Boost Parkinson's Risk: Study


Research found an association, but did not prove a cause-and-effect relationship between the two conditions
March 21, 2016

NIH to Fund Parkinson's Disease Biomarker Projects


The National Institutes of Health announced that it is seeking grant applications for research projects focused on discovering biomarkers in Parkinson's disease and other Parkinsonian syndromes in ord…
February 25, 2016

New test may help detect Parkinson's disease in early stages of illness


A test that can detect Parkinson's disease in the early stages of the illness has moved a step closer. Scientists have developed a way of detecting a molecule linked to the condition in samples of …
August 28, 2016

Research uncovers a new disruption at the root of Parkinson's


Leading-edge research has shown for the first time that a malfunctioning stress-coping mechanism in the brain is at the root of Parkinson’s disease. Genetic mutations that cause Parkinson’s disease ca…
October 07, 2016

ISU researchers make progress in cure for PD


Researchers at Iowa State University have found a protein in the brain that could lead to a cure for Parkinson's disease, which affects about 1 million Americans.
October 06, 2016

How caffeine could help slow Parkinson's


A number of studies have suggested caffeine has the potential to slow Parkinson's disease. Now, researchers have built on these findings, creating caffeine-based compounds that could halt the protein …
October 03, 2016

Yoshinori Ohsumi wins Nobel prize in medicine


A Japanese professor has won the 2016 Nobel prize for medicine or physiology for his discovery of how cells break down and recycle their content, which could lead to a better understanding of a range …
October 03, 2016

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