NWPF

News Archives

Filtered by: August 2008

Parkinson's disease linked to H. pylori infection

Thursday August 28, 2008

Parkinson's disease may be associated with the peptic ulcer causing bacterium Helicobacter pylori, say researchers who found that eradication of the bacterium significantly improves certain physical abilities in people with the neurological condition.

Read Article

Scientists Reprogram Adult Cells' Function

Thursday August 28, 2008

Scientists have transformed one type of fully developed adult cell directly into another inside a living animal, a startling advance that could lead to cures for a variety of illnesses and sidestep the political and ethical quagmires
associated with embryonic stem cell research.

Read Article

Uncertainty at Assmang

Thursday August 28, 2008

A diagnosis of manganism is "not cast in stone" and there is a great degree of uncertainty among those dealing with the disease, a labour department inquiry investigating several cases of manganese poisoning heard on Wednesday.

Read Article

Bees spark brain research buzz

Thursday August 28, 2008

Ever wondered what goes on inside a bee's brain?

Read Article

Parkinson's Disease patient turns her life around thanks to music

Thursday August 28, 2008

The Gloucestershire County Council officer was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson's Disease at 47.

But two years later, she has managed to pull herself through a multitude of symptoms, including chronic fatigue, to play an integral part in the Five Valleys Wind Band in Gloucester.

Read Article

Mozart gets Parkinson's sufferers back in tune

Thursday August 28, 2008

Parkinson's sufferers got their groove back with the help of a world-renowned choreographer.

Read Article

He likes being called 'chiseler'

Thursday August 28, 2008

Darrell Riggs has chipped and chiseled his way through pieces of wood for four years now, never once letting Parkinson's disease hold him back.

Read Article

Teva says study shows Azilect slows Parkinson's

Thursday August 28, 2008

Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA.O: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) and Denmark's Lundbeck (LUN.CO: Quote, Profile, Research, Stock Buzz) said on Tuesday a Phase III trial showed patients treated with their Azilect Parkinson's drug showed improvements compared to those who started taking the drug later.

Read Article

A Moving New Parkinson's Disease Campaign Aims To Stamp Out Inequalities In Treatment And Care Across Europe

Thursday August 28, 2008

The European Parkinson's Disease Association (EPDA) urged European decision makers and politicians to end inequalities in care and treatment access for people with Parkinson's disease.

Read Article

Late Stage Trial Confirms Effectiveness of Parkinson’s Drug

Thursday August 28, 2008

Parkinson's disease, which is caused by the progressive loss of neurons in a part of the brain that controls muscle movement, has no cure, although there are treatments for specific symptoms of the disease. However, there is a new drug on the horizon that could help slow the progression of the disease and would be a blessing for the 1 million+ Americans that have Parkinson's (including actor Michael J. Fox and boxer Muhammed Ali).

Read Article
<< Back 1 - 10 of 52 Next >>

Recent News

Sep 12 - Australian Researchers Develop New Diagnostic Tool to Spot Early Signs of Parkinson’s
Sep 11 - GeneFo Webinar to Focus on Using Humor to Manage Parkinson’s Disease
Sep 6 - Parkinson’s and the ‘D’ word
Sep 6 - Compounds in Asthma Drugs Might Be Used as Parkinson’s Treatment
Sep 5 - AstraZeneca Joins Takeda, Berg to Advance Development of Parkinson’s Disease Therapies
Sep 1 - Stem Cell Transplant Trial in Parkinson’s Patients Planned After Test in Japan Succeeds in Monkeys
Sep 1 - Titan to Start Phase 1/2 Study of Subdermal Implant to Deliver Requip to Parkinson’s Patients
Aug 30 - FDA Refuses Acorda’s Inbrija New Drug Application Due to Manufacturing Questions
Aug 23 - Support Groups: Are They for You?
Aug 22 - Internet Visits with Parkinson’s Specialist Can Be as Effective as In-person Visits, Trial Finds
Aug 21 - Cavion’s New CMO to Lead Cav3 Platform Development for Neurological Diseases
Aug 15 - Singing Helps Early-stage Parkinson’s Patients Retain Speech, Respiratory Control, Studies Show
Aug 14 - 16 Tips to Increase Your Mobility Confidence While Living With Parkinson’s Disease
Aug 10 - Boxers are fighting back against Parkinson’s
Aug 9 - Parkinson’s Experiment to Be Aboard Next Flight to International Space Station
Aug 9 - Parkinson’s Disease and Sleeping with the Enemy
Aug 7 - The Importance of Oral Health in Parkinson’s Disease
Aug 7 - Researchers Gain Better Insight Into Alpha-Synuclein’s Role in Parkinson’s Disease
Jul 31 - New Digital Cognitive Assessment Tool Receives Positive FDA Review
Jul 20 - Parkinson’s DREAM Challenge Uses Mobile Sensor Data to Monitor Health Based on Movement