“Unconventional” mechanism underlying Parkinson’s disease discovered

Posted in Medicine on 27th Jun, 2023
by Alex Muller

"The ultimate goal would be to find a way to boost levels of PINK1/Parkin mitophagy in the body - especially the brain - so that damaged mitochondria can be removed more effectively."

Modified MRI Spies The Early Signs Of Parkinson's Disease

Posted in Medicine on 26th Jul, 2022
by Alex Muller

The technology could also be used to track fine structural changes in the brain as a way of monitoring disease progression.

First-Of-A-Kind Blood Test Paves Way For Early Parkinson's Diagnosis

Posted in Medicine on 31st May, 2022
by Alex Muller

The hope is that it can lead to a cheap and easy way to screen for the disease in its early stages, but also that it can further our understanding of the molecular mechanisms behind it and perhaps lead to new treatments.

Live View Of Mysterious Parkinson's Protein Points To New

Posted in Medicine on 24th Dec, 2021
by Alex Muller

With this new understanding of its structure, the hope is that drugs can be developed to switch on the protein and slow or even stop the progression of the disease.

Writing-based early detection Parkinson's test set for 2022 release

Posted in Medicine on 29th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

A team of Australian researchers has developed a novel early detection test for Parkinson’s disease based on a short series of drawing and writing tasks.