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Depression and Anxiety Could Be an Indication of Parkinson’s Disease

Depression and anxiety could be the symptoms leading to Parkinson's disease, says doctors on the occasion of World Parkinson's Day on Sunday. Parkinson's disease is...

Dopamine Addiction: What Is It And How To Recover?

Jaya Choudhary Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that is responsible for transmitting signals between the nerve cells in the brain. Dopamine is a feel-good hormone. It...

Energy Deficiency in Brain Cells Major Cause For Parkinson’s Disease: Study

A team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras has found energy deficiency in certain cells in the human brain to...

This Smartwatch-based Monitoring System May Help Patients With Parkinson’s Disease

A monitoring system based on commercial smartwatches has been developed that can detect movement issues and tremors in patients with Parkinson's disease, researchers say. The...

Focused Ultrasound May Benefit Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

Researchers have found that a scalpel-free alternative to brain surgery has the potential to benefit people with Parkinson's disease symptoms that are much more...

People With Parkinson’s Disease at 30% Higher Risk of Dying from Covid-19

In a study of approximately 80,000 patients, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that Parkinson's disease (PD) have a 30 per cent higher...

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...

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