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Local Researchers Develop Possible Treatment for Parkinson's

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Researchers in Rochester have developed a new cell therapy that could treat Parkinson’s disease, a neurological disorder which affects motor function. The study from the University of Rochester Medica…
February 10, 2014

Two Remarkable New Ways to Tackle Parkinson’s Disease

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Four years ago, Wayne Puckett was mired in a hopeless situation. “I feel like I lost being a man. But it wasn’t from a financial standpoint… it was from a health standpoint. It’s a hard thing to ta…
March 21, 2014

Placebo Treatment Activates Brain in Parkinson’s

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Researchers have learned that simply the expectation of learning stimulates brain activity among individuals with Parkinson’s.
November 27, 2014

Stepping Out

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Since testing a vibrating beach shoe developed at UD, the Lewes retiree is having an easier time navigating sharp turns and can take larger steps without freezing in place.
January 15, 2015

E. Coli May Hold Key to Treating Parkinson's

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E. coli usually brings to mind food poisoning and beach closures, but researchers recently discovered a protein in E. coli that inhibits the accumulation of potentially toxic amyloids--a hallmark of d…
January 23, 2015

More Benefits Found In Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s

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While it is well-recognized that deep brain stimulation (DBS) improves motor symptoms of patients with early and advanced Parkinson’s disease (PD), new research finds that DBS also reduces the number …
June 26, 2014

PD 101

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Have you been diagnosed with Parkinson’s within the last three years? Did a friend recently tell you that she has Parkinson’s? If you answered yes to either of these questions, PD 101 might be right f…
October 14, 2014

Looking For Parkinson's Sooner

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The Holy Grail in any progressive disease is to find it early enough to start effective treatment before irreversible damage has occurred. For Parkinson’s disease, which afflicts 1.5 million Americans…
March 16, 2015

A new tool for understanding Parkinson's disease

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EPFL scientists have developed a new method that can accurately simulate the chemical modification of the protein behind Parkinson's disease.
April 02, 2015

Creatine Doesn't Slow Parkinson's Progression

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Despite early promise and a great deal of interest in creatine monohydrate as a possible treatment for Parkinson's disease (PD), a large new double-blind, placebo-controlled trial found that this trea…
February 10, 2015

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