Search Results Tagged With Parkinson's Study

Presynaptic Dopaminergic Lesion Predicts Drug-Induced Dyskinesia


Research suggests that the extent of presynaptic dopaminergic denervation before starting therapy may predict which patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) will later develop levodopa-induced dyskinesi…
May 15, 2014

NZ Parkinson's Trial on Hold - Experts Respond


An Auckland biotech company is putting its trial of an experimental Parkinson's disease treatment on hold following the withdrawal of previous animal research. Living Cell Technologies (LCT) has su…
February 20, 2014

‘Lessebo’ Effect Implications for Parkinson’s Therapies


Patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) have a reduced objective response to treatment given in a clinical trial if they know they may be taking a placebo, research shows. This “lessebo effect” is t…
May 14, 2014

Apple Inc.’s ResearchKit Enables iPhone Parkinson’s Disease Study To Release Treasure Trove Of Data


Can the iPhone cure disease? That’s the hope behind a landmark study of Parkinson’s disease released Thursday that used Apple’s iPhone to track the progression of the disease among 9,500 people — with…
March 03, 2016

Impaired New Learning Identified in Patients with Parkinson Disease


Kessler Foundation scientists collaborated with colleagues in Spain to study memory and learning in patients with Parkinson Disease (PD). They found that the Parkinson group's ability to learn new inf…
March 23, 2014

Parkinson’s Disease Reverted In Rats


Scientists have demonstrated that mobility can be restored in patients with Parkinson's disease, the major degenerative disease of the motor system worldwide.
December 19, 2014

Groundbreaking Parkinson's Research happening at Scripps 4/30/15


Research has shown promising results using induced pluripotent stem cells to halt or reverse the effects of Parkinson's disease in an animal study.
April 30, 2015

Parkinson’s Disease Linked To 16 Types Of Cancer, Study Finds


The study contradicts the findings of more than 25 Western studies stating that having Parkinson's disease can lower one's risk to different types of cancers.
June 21, 2015

Parkinson's and depression drugs can alter moral judgment, study shows


Common drugs for depression and Parkinson’s can sway people’s moral judgments about harming others, according to research that raises ethical questions about the use of the drugs.
July 02, 2015

Special Section: Enabling Technologies for Parkinson’s Disease Management


Parkinson’s disease is the most common neurological movement disorder, with a prevalence of up to 2% in the elderly. The new research published in this Special issue represents the edge between the cu…
October 30, 2015

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