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Spinal cord and Parkinson's disease patients likely to benefit from new research
Source: Neurology / Neuroscience News From Medical News Today [2014.09.08]
In a study on rats, researchers at the University of Copenhagen have discovered the cause of the involuntary muscle contractions which patients with severe spinal cord injuries frequently suffer.
Source: MedicineNet amantadine Specialty [2013.12.04]
Title: Parkinson's Disease
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/4/2013 12:00:00 AM
Parkinson's Disease Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet levodopa-carbidopa Specialty [2011.08.31]
Title: Parkinson's Disease Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 8/23/2011 12:53:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/31/2011 2:27:29 PM
'Pocket doctor' phone app could measure Parkinson's progression
Source: Medical Devices / Diagnostics News From Medical News Today [2014.09.09]
A new smartphone app presented yesterday at a science festival in the UK could allow smartphones to act as a 'pocket doctor,' spotting early signs of Parkinson's disease.
Unprecedented detail of intact neuronal receptor should serve as template and guide for the design of therapeutic compounds
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.08.29]
Scientists succeeded in obtaining an unprecedented view of a type of brain-cell receptor that is implicated in a range of neurological illnesses, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease...
Discovery of navigation system used by cancer, nerve cells
Source: Muscular Dystrophy / ALS News From Medical News Today [2014.08.27]
Duke University researchers have found a "roving detection system" on the surface of cells that may point to new ways of treating diseases like cancer, Parkinson's disease and amyotrophic lateral...
Neuron loss in Parkinson's model prevented by anti-inflammatory drug
Source: Arthritis / Rheumatology News From Medical News Today [2014.07.29]
An experimental anti-inflammatory drug can protect vulnerable neurons and reduce motor deficits in a rat model of Parkinson's disease, researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have shown.
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...