Genetic markers linked to the start of symptoms of Parkinson's disease
October 1, 2019
Researchers from the Institute of Neurosciences of the University of Barcelona (UBNeuro), Hospital Clínic and the August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBAPS) have identified a group of genetic variants related to the starting point of Parkinson's disease. These results, publ...
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Parkinson's disease: Scientists review male and female differences
September 27, 2019
The risk of developing Parkinson's disease is twice as high in males. However, the neurodegenerative condition progresses more quickly in females, who are also more likely to die prematurely because of it....
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How 'exergaming' can help people with Parkinson's
September 22, 2019
Exercise is important for helping people with Parkinson's disease achieve better balance and mobility, but it can be hard to keep it up. A Dutch study has yielded positive results with a novel home exercise computer gaming program.
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Soldiers, athletes could improved outcomes from traumatic brain injuries
September 4, 2019
A traumatic brain injury is often easily suspected and can be confirmed and treated if necessary following an injury using a blood analysis, but scientists are reporting that even one mild blast to the brain can cause very subtle but permanent damage as well. Urine analysis taken within one week ...
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Parkinson's disease may originate in the intestines
September 3, 2019
In 2003, a German neuropathologist proposed that Parkinson's disease, which attacks the brain, actually might originate from the gut of the patients. Researchers from Aarhus have now delivered decisive supportive evidence after seeing the disease migrate from the gut to the brain and heart of lab...
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The seeds of parkinson’s disease: Amyloid fibrils that move through brain
September 3, 2019
Researchers have found that the structure of Parkinson's disease-associated protein aggregates can tell us, for the first time, about their movement through the brain. These new findings indicate that Parkinson's disease is a kind of amyloidosis, which has implications for its diagnosis and treatmen...
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Parkinson’s Disease: Cognitive and Motor Aspect Affecting Swallowing
November 22, 2017
Learn about the motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's Disease. Explore how Parkinson’s Disease affects cognitive and swallow functions. Discover current treatment options that rapidly improve expiratory pressure in patients and learn to utilize the patient’s current level of functioning to...
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