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Depression may increase your risk of Parkinson’s

MINNEAPOLIS -- People who are depressed may have triple the risk of developing Parkinson's disease, according to a study published in the October 2,...

Tuberculosis and Parkinson’s Disease Linked By Unique Protein

A protein at the center of Parkinson’s disease research now also has been found to play a key role in causing the destruction of...

Research IDs promising drugs for treating Parkinson’s

New drugs which may have the potential to stop faulty brain cells dying and slow down the progression of Parkinson's, have been identified by...

New model to study schizophrenia, other neurological conditions

Schizophrenia is one of the most devastating neurological conditions, with only 30 percent of sufferers ever experiencing full recovery. While current medications can control...

New biological target for combating Parkinson’s

Researchers at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere have brought new clarity to the picture of what goes awry in the brain during Parkinson's disease and...

Potential Cause of Parkinson’s Points to New Therapeutic Strategy

Biologists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have made a significant discovery that could lead to a new therapeutic strategy for Parkinson’s disease. The findings,...

Decontaminating fetal stem cells for rehab use

The use of central nervous system fetal tissues derived from routine elective abortions to provide stem cells for transplantation procedures aimed at restoring damage...

Vascular Link in Alzheimer’s Disease with Cognition

Researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania found that, across a variety of neurodegenerative diseases, cerebrovascular disease affecting circulation...

Artificial sweetener a potential treatment for Parkinson’s disease

Mannitol, a sugar alcohol produced by fungi, bacteria, and algae, is a common component of sugar-free gum and candy. The sweetener is also used...

Exercise and memory research for Parkinson’s

Researchers from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Baltimore VA Medical Center have launched a study of exercise and computerized memory training to see if those activities may help people with ...

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