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Local Researchers Develop Possible Treatment for Parkinson's

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Researchers in Rochester have developed a new cell therapy that could treat Parkinson’s disease, a neurological disorder which affects motor function. The study from the University of Rochester Medica…
February 10, 2014

Researchers Conduct Pioneering Translational Study on Immediate Antidepressant Effect of DBS

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A research team at the University of Cadiz, headed by Professor Esther Berrocoso, in joint collaboration with mental health research groups of the Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Salud Men…
February 17, 2014

Co-localisation sheds light on mechanisms underlying Parkinson’s disease

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Neuron death is an obvious aspect of neurodegenerative disease but a complex puzzle of biological pathways and interactions needs to be teased apart to understand the underlying mechanisms. Philip …
February 10, 2014

Exploring the Brain for Keys to Solving Parkinson’s Disease

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One of the final frontiers of science is the human brain. The brain is the source of our intelligence, feelings and ability to make our bodies move – as well as the locus of terrible diseases such as …
March 26, 2014

Imaging Biomarker Proposed for Parkinson’s Disease

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Reduced off-medication connectivity in the basal ganglia network (BGN) separates patients with early Parkinson’s disease (PD) from healthy controls with high accuracy, preliminary findings suggest. …
July 10, 2014

NZ Parkinson's Trial on Hold - Experts Respond

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An Auckland biotech company is putting its trial of an experimental Parkinson's disease treatment on hold following the withdrawal of previous animal research. Living Cell Technologies (LCT) has susp…
February 20, 2014

Scientists Begin to Unlock Parkinson's Mystery

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The brains of patients with Parkinson's disease who had deep brain stimulation treatment produced new stem cells, according to new research. The discovery is the first step to unlocking how the tre…
March 10, 2014

New Compound May Halt Parkinson's Disease Symptoms

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WASHINGTON: Scientists have developed a novel compound that may protect against developing movement problems associated with Parkinson's disease (PD).
February 13, 2014

New Discoveries Place Lack of Energy at the Basis of Parkinson's Disease

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Neuroscientists Vanessa Moraïs and Bart De Strooper from VIB and KU Leuven have demonstrated how a defect in the gene Pink1 results in Parkinson's disease. By mapping this process at a molecular level…
March 20, 2014

Depression May Lessen Effectiveness of Parkinson’s Drugs

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In an unexpected finding, new research suggests depression can hamper cognitive function among Parkinson’s’ patients receiving traditional dopamine replacement therapy. Scientists from the Universi…
April 21, 2014

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