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Altered brain communication could be predictive marker of dementia in Parkinson's disease
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2016.03.31]
Dementia will develop in about 80% of patients with Parkinson's disease, and a new study has found significant variability in brain signaling that could serve as a predictive marker for identifying...
Parkinson's disease: New insights into a traveling protein
Source: CJD / vCJD / Mad Cow Disease News From Medical News Today [2016.01.05]
A laboratory study indicates that one of the main proteins involved in Parkinson's disease pathology does not behave as a 'prion' In Parkinson's disease, the protein "alpha-synuclein" aggregates...
Parkinson's Disease Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet amantadine 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
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...
Source: MedicineNet amantadine 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
FDA Okays Pimavanserin for Hallucinations, Delusions in PD
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2016.04.29]
The drug is the first one approved to treat hallucinations and delusions associated with psychosis in Parkinson's disease.
Mapping neurons to improve the treatment of Parkinson's
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2016.04.21]
Caltech researchers have mapped out a circuit of neurons that is responsible for motor impairment--such as difficulty walking--in patients with Parkinson's disease.
Researchers face potential danger from protein particles in the lab
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2016.01.08]
Lewy bodies and Lewy neurites are found in the brains of Parkinson's disease (PD) patients.
New type of prion may cause, transmit neurodegeneration
Source: CJD / vCJD / Mad Cow Disease News From Medical News Today [2015.09.01]
Multiple System Atrophy (MSA), a neurodegenerative disorder with similarities to Parkinson's disease, is caused by a newly discovered type of prion, akin to the misfolded proteins involved in...