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Pharnext's pleodrug PXT-864 demonstrates positive effects in Parkinson's disease
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2015.11.12]
Pharnext SAS has announced the publication of positive preclinical results in Nature's Scientific Reports for its pleodrug PXT-864 in Parkinson's disease.
Does alcohol consumption affect the risk for Parkinson's disease?
Source: Alcohol / Addiction / Illegal Drugs News From Medical News Today [2015.11.11]
For many years, researchers have been investigating whether there are any associations between Parkinson's disease (PD) and lifestyle choices such as smoking and coffee and alcohol consumption.
Gaucher disease may protect against Parkinson's disease-related color visual impairment
Source: Eye Health / Blindness News From Medical News Today [2015.11.11]
Parkinson's Disease (PD) patients have a five-fold greater risk of carrying genetic mutations in the β-glucocerebrosidase gene (GBA), which are commonly associated with Gaucher disease (GD).
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 Tremor 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
Woman who sniffs out Parkinson's inspires new study
Source: Ear, Nose and Throat News From Medical News Today [2015.10.23]
By sniffing worn t-shirts, a 65-year-old British woman was able to detect which people had Parkinson's disease with 100% accuracy, inspiring further investigation.
Scientists map Parkinson's spread in brain
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2015.09.23]
Using an unprecedented amount of data, scientists show that the pattern of atrophy in Parkinson's disease spreads from cell to cell along brain networks - like a prion disease.
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...