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Scientists find potential diagnostic tool, treatment for Parkinson’s disease

September 27, 2019

In human cell cultures, countering a defect that appears to be nearly universal among patients with Parkinson’s disease…
Eisai and Meiji Announce Parkinson’s Disease Treatment Equfina Tablets (Safinamide Mesilate) Approved In Japan

September 20, 2019

Eisai Co., Ltd. and Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd. has announced the manufacturing and marketing approval in Japan…
Soldiers, athletes could have improved outcomes from traumatic brain injury through faster diagnosis using urine analysis

September 5, 2019

Scientists also report that even a mild hit or blast to the brain can benefit from early detection,…
Parkinson’s disease may originate in the intestines

September 4, 2019

In 2003, a German neuropathologist proposed that Parkinson’s disease, which attacks the brain, actually might originate from the…
New add-on drug to treat off episodes in adults with Parkinson’s disease approved by FDA

August 28, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Nourianz (istradefylline) tablets as an add-on treatment to levodopa/carbidopa in…
Scientists manipulate brain cells using a smartphone

August 8, 2019

A team of scientists in Korea and the United States have invented a device that can control neural…
Taking out the Protein Garbage Becomes More Difficult as Neurons Age

July 25, 2019

Cells dispose of harmful “trash” through autophagy, a normal and necessary process in which aggregated proteins and dysfunctional…
Beyond finding a gene

July 23, 2019

Families living with extremely rare neurodegenerative diseases finally received an answer to the cause of their illnesses, thanks…
Can gut infection trigger Parkinson’s disease?

July 18, 2019

A new study by Montreal scientists published today in Nature demonstrates that a gut infection can lead to…
Infection-fighting protein senses protein misfolding in non-infected cells

July 15, 2019

Researchers at the University of Toronto have uncovered an immune mechanism where host cells combat bacterial infection –…
New findings about how Parkinson’s disease develops

July 12, 2019

A new study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet shows that the protein alpha-synuclein, which accumulates in patients with…
Study reveals roots of Parkinson’s in the brain

July 3, 2019

Researchers from King’s College London have uncovered the earliest signs of Parkinson’s disease in the brain, many years…
Protein-linked sugars are crucial for the uptake of proteins linked to Parkinson’s disease

July 1, 2019

Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative disorder that affects more than 6 million people worldwide, is caused by the buildup…
Pigs help scientists understand human brain

July 1, 2019

For the first time, researchers in the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center have used an imaging method normally…
Parkinson‘s Disease may have its Origins in the Gut, New Study Suggests

June 28, 2019

According to a series of experiments performed on mice at Johns Hopkins Medicine suggests that the neuro-toxic protein…
A new drug target for chemically induced Parkinson’s disease

June 25, 2019

More than three decades ago, scientists discovered that a chemical found in a synthetic opioid, MPTP, induced the…
New findings can help Parkinson’s patients

June 21, 2019

For patients with Parkinson’s disease, early signs of a certain part of the brain being broken down has…
Targeting the Microbiome Could Improve Parkinson’s Therapy

June 21, 2019

For some people with Parkinson’s disease, Levodopa is a wonder drug, capable of eliminating almost overnight the tremors…
Scientists Slow Progression of Debilitating Neurodegenerative Disorder

June 14, 2019

An international study led by scientists in Oakland, Calif., and Munich, Germany, may offer hope to children and…
TAU Researchers Spearhead Early Detection of Parkinson’s Disease

June 7, 2019

Parkinson’s disease is a debilitating neurodegenerative disease, affecting everything from speech, posture and gait to digestion, sleep, impulse…
A newly discovered mechanism reveals how Parkinson’s disease can spread

May 28, 2019

Tiny channels between nerve cells are involved in a newly discovered mechanism of how Parkinson’s disease can spread…
New method developed to target cause of Parkinson’s

May 14, 2019

The discovery of a new way to target and treat the leading genetic contributor to Parkinson’s may open…
Inflamed monkey guts produce Parkinson’s-related proteins

May 10, 2019

The intestinal linings of monkeys with inflamed bowels show chemical alterations similar to abnormal protein deposits in the…
Synthetic Speech Generated from Brain Recordings

April 29, 2019

A state-of-the-art brain-machine interface created by UC San Francisco neuroscientists can generate natural-sounding synthetic speech by using brain…
Blood pressure drug shows promise for treating Parkinson’s and dementia in animal studies

April 18, 2019

A prescription drug to treat high blood pressure has shown promise against conditions such as Parkinson’s, Huntington’s and…
Scientists found a way to restore motivation of people with Parkinson’s

April 15, 2019

Incurable diseases distort people’s world view. It is a very well-known fact that people who suffer from Parkinson’s…
New quantum material could warn of neurological disease

April 11, 2019

By speaking the brain’s language, the material is a portal between electronics and the brain. What if the…
Vierstra (center) works with postdoctoral research associate Fionn McLoughlin (left) at his laboratory in McDonnell Hall. (Photo: Whitney Curtis/Washington University)
Tidying up: A new way to direct trash to autophagy

April 10, 2019

Researchers find new way to clean up cells; discovery could aid attack on human disease. Marie Kondo herself…
Brain Alterations Make It Difficult for Parkinson’s Disease Patients to Turn While Walking

April 10, 2019

The ability to turn while walking is impaired among patients with Parkinson’s disease. This difficulty is also associated…
Designing a Key to Unlock Parkinson’s Disease

April 3, 2019

Parkinson’s disease affects more than 5 million people on Earth. Research on the International Space Station could provide…
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