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Tags results for 'Parkinson's'

FDA approves brain implant to autonomously respond to epileptic seizures

Posted in Medicine on 29th Nov, 2013 03:01 AM
by AlexMuller
Implants have been used to control Parkinson’s Disease and help quadriplegics move robotic arms. We can now add epilepsy to the list.

Getting To The Root Of Parkinson's Disease

Posted in Medicine on 13th Apr, 2014 11:51 PM
by AlexMuller
Working with human neurons, researchers have identified and then shut down a biological process that appears to trigger a particular form of Parkinson’s disease.

Stem Cells from a Diabetes Patient Could Lead to New Treatments

Posted in Medicine on 28th Apr, 2014 10:09 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers hope stem cells could one day treat chronic conditions like diabetes and Parkinson’s disease.

Cinnamon May Be Used to Halt the Progression of Parkinson’s disease

Posted in Medicine on 10th Jul, 2014 01:36 AM
by AlexMuller
Cinnamon, a common food spice and flavoring material, can reverse the biomechanical, cellular and anatomical changes that occur in the brains of mice with Parkinson’s disease

Intel’s contribution to solving Parkinson’s: big data analytics

Posted in Medicine on 13th Aug, 2014 09:55 PM
by AlexMuller
The healthcare industry “is where we truly believe the biggest opportunity lies” when it comes to big data analytics.

Depression 'more common' in early Parkinson's

Posted in Science on 18th Aug, 2014 12:30 AM
by AlexMuller
Depression and anxiety are twice as common in people newly-diagnosed with Parkinson's disease compared with the general population, research suggests.

'Pocket' diagnosis for Parkinson’s

Posted in Medicine on 9th Sep, 2014 07:10 PM
by AlexMuller
Smartphone technology revealed at the British Science Festival could help diagnose and treat Parkinson's disease.

Google buys firm behind spoon for Parkinson's patients

Posted in Medicine on 12th Sep, 2014 12:41 AM
by AlexMuller
The spoon, dubbed Liftware, uses vibrations to counteract the tremors brought on by Parkinson's disease.

New lead for potential Parkinson’s treatment: Effects of high-risk Parkinson’s mutation are reversible

Posted in Medicine on 15th Oct, 2014 10:00 PM
by AlexMuller
Evidence on how to target and reverse the effects caused by one of the most common genetic causes of Parkinson’s.

Parkinson's stem cell 'breakthrough'

Posted in Medicine on 8th Nov, 2014 12:40 AM
by AlexMuller
Stem cells can be used to heal the damage in the brain caused by Parkinson's disease, according to scientists in Sweden.

Scientists create Parkinson's disease in a dish

Posted in Science on 10th Nov, 2014 01:25 AM
by AlexMuller
Attributed to a combination of genetic and nongenetic factors, Parkinson's disease has no completely effective therapy or cure.

23 And Me to sell customer's data to a Biotech company for drug development

Posted in Science on 7th Jan, 2015 11:59 PM
by AlexMuller
Genentech intends to use this data to develop drugs for Parkinson's Disease.

Exercise improves symptoms of Parkinsons and also helps reduce the risk of Parkinsons

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jan, 2015 03:48 PM
by AlexMuller
A study claims exercise can improve balance, mobility and quality of life for individuals with Parkinson's.

A breath test for Parkinson's disease diagnosis

Posted in Medicine on 11th Feb, 2015 06:58 PM
by AlexMuller
Experts believe that a simple breath test could help doctors detect and diagnose Parkinson's disease.

Wireless brain stimulaton with magnetic nanoparticles

Posted in Science on 15th Mar, 2015 05:48 PM
by AlexMuller
Researchers have developed a method to stimulate brain tissue using external magnetic fields and injected magnetic nanoparticles to treat diseases such as Parkinson’s.

A typing test may be able to diagnose Parkinson's

Posted in Medicine on 5th Apr, 2015 12:51 PM
by AlexMuller
A number of conditions might slow the signal from the brain to the fingers, such as diseases that affect the central nervous system, including Parkinson’s.

Why Zapping the Brain Helps Parkinson’s Disease Patients

Posted in Hardware on 20th Apr, 2015 04:29 PM
by AlexMuller
Deep brain stimulation could lead to a more effective, self-tuning device for Parkinson’s.

Nanotech drug holds promise for treating Parkinson's

Posted in Science on 2nd May, 2015 11:48 PM
by AlexMuller
A rapidly aging population places a new imperative on the hunt for medicines to control, or even to cure, such neurodegenerative diseases.

Brain-zapping headwear designed to treat Parkinson's

Posted in Medicine on 20th Jun, 2015 12:34 AM
by AlexMuller
A team at Johns Hopkins University has created a prototype device that delivers non-invasive brain stimulation to sufferers of Parkinson's disease.

Universal plaque-busting drug could treat various brain diseases

Posted in Science on 10th Aug, 2015 05:27 PM
by AlexMuller
A virus found in sewage has spawned a unique drug that targets plaques implicated in a host of brain-crippling diseases, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

Another promising drug for Parkinson's disease:

Posted in Science on 11th Aug, 2015 10:18 PM
by AlexMuller
A drug which has already been in use for decades to treat liver disease could be an effective treatment to slow down progression of Parkinson's.

A new prion disease raises questions about whether Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s could be infectious

Posted in Science on 9th Sep, 2015 02:18 AM
by AlexMuller
Prion diseases are a rare class of brain disorders that are transmissible between humans.

How to grow old brain cells for studying age-related diseases

Posted in Medicine on 10th Oct, 2015 05:45 PM
by AlexMuller
The new technique, which yields cells resembling those found in older people’s brains, will be a boon to scientists studying age-related diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

A soft, bio-friendly ’3D’ brain-implant electrode

Posted in Science on 12th Oct, 2015 07:46 PM
by AlexMuller
Can capture signals from single neurons in the brain over a long period of time, without causing brain-tissue damage.

Brain Surgery Using Ultrasound Waves

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Oct, 2015 12:15 AM
by AlexMuller
A revolutionary new approach to neurosurgery avoids both radiation and a scalpel.

Beer compound could help fend off Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases

Posted in Medicine on 27th Oct, 2015 05:33 PM
by AlexMuller
A compound from hops could protect brain cells from damage.

A drug-delivery technique to bypass the blood-brain barrier

Posted in Science on 29th Oct, 2015 02:05 AM
by AlexMuller
A development that could benefit a large population of patients with neurodegenerative disorders.

A breakdown product of aspirin blocks cell death associated with neurodegenerative diseases

Posted in Medicine on 1st Dec, 2015 05:51 AM
by AlexMuller
A component of aspirin binds to an enzyme called GAPDH, which is believed to play a major role in neurodegenerative diseases.

Future brain therapies for Parkinson's possible with stem cell bioengineering

Posted in Medicine on 17th Mar, 2016 06:46 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists developed a novel way to inject healthy human nerve cells into the brain.

First blood test for Parkinson’s detects the disease much sooner

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Apr, 2016 02:43 AM
by AlexMuller
The blood test is based on a discovery that over-active mitochondria are responsible for the buildup of toxic products responsible for the cell damage in Parkinson’s.

Research identifies compound that could reverse symptoms of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

Posted in Medicine on 26th Apr, 2016 12:17 PM
by AlexMuller
A five-year study has found a way of 'reversing' symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases, using fruit flies as test subjects.

Parkinson's could potentially be detected by an eye test

Posted in Science on 19th Aug, 2016 02:51 AM
by AlexMuller
Researchers may have discovered a method of detecting changes in the eye which could identify Parkinson's disease before its symptoms develop.

Gene Therapy produces Dopamine in the Brain as path to Parkinsons treatment

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Aug, 2016 05:13 PM
by AlexMuller
The Massachusetts company, is testing the idea in Parkinson’s patients who’ve agreed to undergo brain surgery and an injection of new DNA.

The causes of Parkinson's disease 'may start in gut'

Posted in Medicine on 3rd Dec, 2016 03:51 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists in California say they have transformed understanding of Parkinson's disease.

Brain cell therapy 'promising' for Parkinson's disease

Posted in Science on 11th Apr, 2017 01:22 PM
by Alex Muller
Scientists believe they have found a way to treat and perhaps reverse Parkinson's disease, by making replacement cells to mend the damaged brain.

Asthma Medicine Halves Risk of Parkinson´s

Posted in Medicine on 1st Sep, 2017 03:56 PM
by Alex Muller
Using data gathered from 100 million Norwegian prescriptions, researchers have found that asthma medicine can halve a patient’s risk of developing Parkinson´s disease.

Scientists sniff out Parkinson's disease smell

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2017 12:18 AM
by Alex Muller
Scientists are close to establishing what causes a smell associated with sufferers of Parkinson's disease.

RightEye partners with Tobii on EyeQ vision tests to detect brain injury and Parkinson’s

Posted in Software on 7th Jan, 2018 08:59 AM
by Alex Muller
The EyeQ tests each have specialized parameters, which analyze users for early signs of Parkinson’s disease or symptoms of autism.

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