Search Results Tagged With Parkinsons Medical Therapy

Low-dose lithium reduces side effects from most common treatment for Parkinson's disease


Low-dose lithium reduced involuntary motor movements - the troubling side effect of the medication most commonly used to treat Parkinson's disease (PD) - in a mouse model of the condition that is diag…
July 27, 2015

UNC scientists create smarter immune cells to treat Parkinson's disease


As a potential treatment for Parkinson's disease, scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have created smarter immune cells that produce and deliver a healing protein to the brai…
September 14, 2015

The beginning of the end? The race for a Parkinson’s cure


The primary treatment for the disease remains a drug from the 1960s, called levodopa, or Sinemet in commercial form. That long inertia may finally be breaking, though the solutions are so new — st…
September 27, 2015

Parkinson's disease may be treatable with antimalaria drugs


There are currently no standard treatments that slow or stop Parkinson's disease - available therapies address each patient's individual symptoms. Now, a breakthrough study successfully identifies two…
July 17, 2015

Parkinson's Post, Spring 2015


In this issue:  Journey Back to the Cockpit: Mike Reed's Story The ED Corner: Join Team Parkinson's World Parkinson Congress: Buddy Program Team Parkinson's: A Walk in the Park Photography of K…
June 01, 2015

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