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The effects of laxatives may provide new clues concerning Parkinson's disease
Source: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses News From Medical News Today [2016.05.19]
In a recent retrospective analysis, investigators discovered that the year-on-year increase in rigidity found in Parkinson's disease flattened off with the regular use of laxatives to manage...
Transplanted nerve cells survive a quarter of a century in a Parkinson's disease patient
Source: Transplants / Organ Donations News From Medical News Today [2016.05.04]
In the late 1980s and over the 1990s, researchers at Lund University in Sweden pioneered the transplantation of new nerve cells into the brains of patients with Parkinson's disease.
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
Technology delivers personalized treatment to patients with tremors
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2016.05.20]
For patients who suffer from Parkinson's disease and essential tremor, writing a grocery list or taking a drink from a cup can be a daily struggle due to disabling arm tremor.
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...