Search Results Tagged With Parkinson's Study
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
Scientists have developed a new method of measuring the activity of disease-causing mutations in the LRRK2 gene, a major cause of inherited Parkinson's disease.
July 30, 2016
New research finds that an interaction between a mutant gene and an abundant brain protein shows similarities with clinical indicators of Parkinson's disease. These findings could lead to new treatmen…
July 24, 2016
A new laboratory model of Parkinson's is giving scientists an inside look at what happens in the brain years before motor symptoms appear. Specifically, it demonstrates how abnormal alpha-synuclein pr…
August 09, 2016
Although Parkinson's remain to be the second most common degenerative diseases in the world, experts are still struggling to find a way to detect and treat the disease. But, researchers say they now h…
August 22, 2016
A new study by Tel Aviv researchers shows the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain associated with cognitive functions, plays a major role in “Parkinson’s Gait.”
August 21, 2016
A comprehensive review published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease confirms that people living with Parkinson's disease (PD) can benefit from being physically active, especially when it comes to i…
November 15, 2016
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
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
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