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Smart Drug May Help in Treatment of Neurological Disorders

Scientists have created a smart drug delivery system that reduces inflammation in damaged nervous tissues and may help treat spinal cord injuries and other...

Assisted Living Homes and Their Importance for Elderly People

By Siddhi Jain Shrinking family sizes, lack of awareness about age-related conditions and availability of specialised care homes for the elderly are some of the...

All You Need to Know About Parkinson’s Disease

While the focus remains on the pandemic its easy to forget that there are many other illnesses which patients are struggling with. Parkinson's disease and...

Know the Difference between Parkinson’s Disease and Bipolar Disorder

Parkinsons disease and bipolar disorders are two ends of the same spectrum. Whereas, Parkinsons disease (PD) is caused by low levels of a neuro-transmitter...

Antibiotics Dosage Linked With Increasing Risk Of Parkinson’s Disease: Study

Excessive use of certain commonly used antibiotics is linked to an increased risk of Parkinson's disease, a progressive nervous system disorder that leads to...

Researchers To Develop Novel Therapy For Treating Parkinson’s Disease

Cell replacement may play an increasing role in alleviating the symptoms such as movement problems and memory loss of Parkinson's disease (PD), researchers say. The most common PD treatment today...

Smart Garments to Prevent Falls in Parkinson’s Patients

A team of researchers are in the process of developing smart garment technologies that would prevent falls in people with Parkinson's disease. Falls, which are...

Risk Of Parkinson’s Disease And Appendix Removal Linked: Scientists

Scientists have found a new clue that Parkinson's disease may get its start not in the brain but in the gut - maybe in...

Boxing for Fitness Takes the Fight to Parkinson’s Disease

Rock Steady Boxing NOVA gym opened in McLean, Virginia, outside Washington, D.C., last December. That was the good news for 75-year-old Neil Eisner, who...

Study: Experimental Drug can Halt Parkinson’s Progression

US researchers have developed an experimental drug that potentially slows down the progression of Parkinson's disease as well as its symptoms. In experiments performed with...

Drugs That Suppress Immune System May Protect Against Parkinson’s

People who are on drugs to suppress their immune system are less likely to develop Parkinson's disease -- a neurological disorder characterised by tremors,...

Lipid Accumulation in The Brain May Be an Early Sign of Parkinson’s Disease

Elevated levels of certain types of lipids, or fat molecules, in the brain may be an early sign of Parkinson's disease, new research has...

This New App Can Score Parkinson’s Severity

Computer scientists, including one of Indian-origin, has developed a new smartphone-based app that uses sensors to generate a score that reliably reflects symptom severity...

New Target For Parkinson’s Therapy Identified

Researchers have discovered one of the factors behind nerve cell death in Parkinson's disease, unlocking the potential for new treatment to slow the progression...

Coffee can predict Parkinson’s disease

A neurodegenerative disorder which leads to progressive deterioration of motor function due to loss of dopamine-producing brain cells. Yes, that's Parkinson's disease. Quite horrifying, isn't it? However,...

Parkinson’s Disease may be linked to Changes in Gut Bacteria and it can even cause Deterioration of Motor Skills: Scientists

Los Angeles, December 3, 2016: For the first time, scientists have showed that Parkinson's disease may be linked to changes in the gut bacteria...

Scientists develop 3D model of cells to help Parkinson’s patients

London: In a major step towards development of personalised drugs for Parkinson's patients, researchers have managed to grow three dimensional models of cells that...

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