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Parkinson's disease patients have reduced visual contrast acuity
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2015.02.27]
Patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) often have difficulties with visual acuity in low-contrast images.

Peptide developed that may slow Parkinson's disease
Source: Biology / Biochemistry News From Medical News Today [2015.02.26]
Parkinson's disease arises when misshapen proteins form fibrils that kill brain cells. Now, researchers have made a sticky peptide that stops fibrils forming so cells do not die.

The first portable system for monitoring patients with Parkinson's disease is being tested on 50 people from different countries
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2015.02.26]
Parkinson's disease is the second neurodegenerative disease in number of patients after Alzheimer's disease.

Skin test may shed new light on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2015.02.24]
Scientists have discovered a skin test that may shed new light on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, according to a study presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 67th Annual Meeting in...

Parkinson's Disease Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet Dementia Specialty [2015.02.20]
Title: Parkinson's Disease Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 8/23/2011 12:53:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 2/20/2015 4:38:06 PM

Finding points to possible mechanism underpinning Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases
Source: Muscular Dystrophy / ALS News From Medical News Today [2015.02.17]
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have for the first time discovered a killing mechanism that could underpin a range of the most intractable...

Scripps Florida scientists' 'mad cow' discovery points to possible neuron killing mechanism behind Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases
Source: CJD / vCJD / Mad Cow Disease News From Medical News Today [2015.02.16]
Scientists from the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have for the first time discovered a killing mechanism that could underpin a range of the most intractable...

Parkinson's Disease
Source: MedicineNet Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Specialty [2015.02.04]
Title: Parkinson's Disease
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/4/2015 12:00:00 AM

The inhibition of a mitochondrial fission protein shows promise as a potential treatment for Parkinson's disease
Source: Huntingtons Disease News From Medical News Today [2014.11.08]
A study led by a researcher from Plymouth University in the UK, has discovered that the inhibition of a particular mitochondrial fission protein could hold the key to potential treatment for...

Expensive Parkinson's drugs may produce 'bigger placebo effect'
Source: Pharma Industry / Biotech Industry News From Medical News Today [2015.01.29]
A placebo effect from higher expectations for a drug's efficacy is greater if people with Parkinson's disease are told the injection is more expensive, a controlled study suggests.

New research may prove relevant to treating disorders characterized by misfolded proteins - PD, CVD, and cystic fibrosis
Source: Cystic Fibrosis News From Medical News Today [2014.10.20]
Patients with Parkinson's disease, cardiovascular disease, and cystic fibrosis may have something in common: cells in their disease-affected tissues may produce misfolded proteins that are...

Human neurodegenerative diseases may be impacted by discovery of a new cellular garbage control pathway
Source: Huntingtons Disease News From Medical News Today [2014.07.22]
Several human neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease but also ageing, are linked to an accumulation of abnormal and aggregated...

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