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People with forms of early-onset Parkinson's disease may benefit from boosting niacin in diet, research suggests
Source: Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today [2017.01.12]
People with certain forms of early-onset Parkinson's disease may benefit from boosting the amount of niacin in their diet, according to new research from the University of Leicester.
Managing Parkinson's Disease During Ramadan
Source: Medscape NeurologyHeadlines [2017.01.10]
A new review highlights the perils of missing doses of the short-acting drug levodopa during fasting among Muslim patients with PD and advises on alternatives and options.
Medscape Medical News
Exercise May Be Real Medicine for Parkinson's Disease
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2016.12.23]
Title: Exercise May Be Real Medicine for Parkinson's Disease
Category: Health News
Created: 12/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
Marijuana: Could it slow Parkinson's disease progression?
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2016.12.09]
A new comprehensive literature review suggests symptoms of Parkinson's disease could be treated with marijuana, which could potentially slow progression.
Virtually reality simplifies early diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease
Source: Multiple Sclerosis News From Medical News Today [2016.09.05]
Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and Siberian State Medical University are developing an early diagnosis system for neurodegenerative disorders.
Experimental Test Detects Parkinson's Disease Earlier
Source: MedicineNet Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease Specialty [2016.08.30]
Title: Experimental Test Detects Parkinson's Disease Earlier
Category: Health News
Created: 8/29/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/30/2016 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Hoarseness Specialty [2016.08.09]
Title: Parkinson's Disease
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/9/2016 12:00:00 AM
Parkinson's Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Stages, Treatment
Source: MedicineNet rivastigmine Specialty [2016.06.01]
Title: Parkinson's Disease: Symptoms, Causes, Stages, Treatment
Created: 8/16/2011 6:25:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 6/1/2016 12:00:00 AM
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
Evolving deep brain stimulation patterns
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2017.01.06]
Duke University biomedical engineers have used computers to "evolve" more effective patterns of electric shocks delivered deep within the brain to treat Parkinson's disease symptoms.
Imaging links structural brain changes and cognitive decline in Parkinson's
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2016.12.09]
People with Parkinson's disease and cognitive impairment have disruptions in their brain networks that can be seen on a type of MRI, according to a study appearing online in the journal Radiology.
New Parkinson's drug heralded as breakthrough
Source: Diabetes News From Medical News Today [2016.12.08]
Although the treatment of Parkinson's disease has not seen any major advances for decades, MSDC-0160, a diabetes drug, could signal a revolution.
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...