Parkinson's Disease Stories
Parkinson’s Gene Kills Off Brain Cells It’s Supposed To Protect
A gene mutation found in the brains of people with Parkinson’s disease might be causing the neurodegenerative condition by destroying the very cells it’s supposed to protect.
Poor Sense Of Smell Could Be Early Sign Of Parkinson's
New research suggests the inability to smell certain scents may be an early sign of Parkinson's disease.
Link Between Parkinson’s And Alzheimer's May Reveal New Treatment
Researchers discovered a link between Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease that may reveal a new treatment option.
Minorities With Neurological Disorders Pay More For Worse Care
New study indicates that minority patients aren't getting the same level of treatment as their white counterparts.
Past Flu Infections Linked To Increased Parkinson’s Disease Risk
A new study has found evidence that past flu infections may trigger the onset of a progressive neurodegenerative disease.
Potential Parkinson’s 'Cure' Reverses Disease Symptoms In Mice
A potential new Parkinson's disease treatment successfully reversed and even cured disease symptoms in mice, although it's still unclear whether these results can be reproduced in humans.
A Blood Test For Parkinson’s
For those avoiding a painful and scary lumbar puncture, a blood test might tell them what kind of neurodegenerative disorder they have.
Blood Test Can Tell How Fast Multiple Sclerosis Will Develop
Scientists have found a way to test your blood for multiple sclerosis.
The Ethics of Deep Brain Stimulation
Sending electrical signals through the brain could treat Alzheimer’s, but will patients with dementia be able to consent to a clinical trial?
Neurodegenerative Diseases Treatment Update
The Mediterranean diet for many years has been linked to health benefits. New research finds even more benefits to plants that grow in the region.
This Device Can Diagnose 17 Diseases Just By Smelling Your Breath
A breakthrough new device can tell you what disease is making you sick or waiting to strike, including cancers, Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis and kidney disease.
Diabetes Drug May Slow Progression Of Parkinson's Disease
A drug called MSDC-0160 that was originally developed for Type 2 diabetes has the potential to be the world's first treatment for Parkinson’s disease.