Search Results Tagged With Parkinson's Study

Lab method sheds light on how genetic mutations cause inherited Parkinson's disease


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

Parkinson's: Mutant gene interaction may pave the way for new treatments


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

New laboratory model replicates early phase of Parkinson's before onset of motor symptoms


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

Parkinson's Disease Could Be Diagnosed Through Eye Check, Mice Help Researchers In Further Study


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

Cognitive control plays major role in Parkinson’s Gait


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

PD patients benefit from physical activity


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

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

GKC Enrolls First Patient in Personal KinetiGraph Trial as Part of NPF’s Parkinson’s Outcomes Project


Australia’s GKC (Global Kinetics Corp.) has enrolled the first of more than 400 Parkinson’s patients in its APPRISE clinical trial — a multi-center, randomized study that will determine whether the Pe…
June 08, 2017

Low-fat dairy intake may raise Parkinson's risk


Low-fat dairy is often seen as a healthful alternative to the full-fat kind. But according to a new study, consuming higher amounts of low-fat dairy may raise the risk of Parkinson's disease.
June 08, 2017

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

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