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Should We Take Steps to Prevent Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Contagion?

Monday March 23, 2015

One of the most intriguing new areas of research in neuroscience has to do with the discovery that proteins involved with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative illnesses can contort into the wrong shape.

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Deep Brain Stimulation May Ease Some Parkinson's Pain for Years

Monday March 23, 2015

People with Parkinson's disease who undergo deep brain stimulation may experience long-term pain relief, a small, new study from Korea suggests. However, three-quarters of the patients developed new pain in muscles and joints eight years after the procedure was performed, the researchers found.

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AbbVie Announces U.S. FDA Approval of DUOPA™ Enteral Suspension for the Treatment of Motor Fluctuations in Patients with Advanced Parkinson's Disease

Thursday March 19, 2015

DUOPA is a new approach to the administration of carbidopa and levodopa for the treatment of motor fluctuations for people with advanced Parkinson's disease.

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Looking For Parkinson's Sooner

Monday March 16, 2015

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 and growing, a new study has brought this goal a little closer.

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Here are the 5 Apple ResearchKit apps you can start using now

Friday March 13, 2015

Apple’s new open-source software framework debuted with 5 new apps that are looking to transform 5 different areas of medicine. All of them can be downloaded now.

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Dysphagia

Tuesday March 10, 2015

Although the medical term is technically considered a symptom of another disease, dysphagia can be a condition in its own right.

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Gout may lessen chances of developing PD

Monday March 09, 2015

A latest study has reveals that people with a history of gout have less chances of developing Alzheimer's and other neurodegenrative diseases.

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Stem Cells

Monday March 09, 2015

Implanted stem cells reduced symptoms of disease during experiment, researchers say

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Electric 'noise' treats Parkinson's symptoms

Monday March 09, 2015

A wearable device that stimulates the sense of balance with electric "noise" could help Parkinson's disease patients, according to Swedish scientists.

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Meet Meris

Monday February 23, 2015

Meris Emory, 65, will be retiring so that she can volunteer to help fellow sufferers of Parkinson's Disease.

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