Parkinson's Disease: News Facts & Information Document List

Publication List:

Study confirms patch of rasagiline applied for 7 days achieves higher systemic exposure than AZILECT (rasagiline) 1mg tablets administered daily for 7 days - Published: 2014-12-05

Two simple tests conducted during neurological exam can help clinicians differentiate between early-stage Parkinsons disease and atypical parkinsonism - Published: 2014-11-18

Team of scientists successfully create human stem cell disease model of Parkinsons disease in a dish - Published: 2014-11-07

An image similar in shape to a Swallow tail has been identified as a new and accurate MRI test for Parkinsons disease - Published: 2014-04-30

New study of Parkinsons disease proposes neurons may be mistaken for foreign invaders and killed by the human immune system - Published: 2014-04-19

Researchers have shown that continuing spinal cord stimulation appears to produce improvements in symptoms of Parkinsons disease and may protect critical neurons from injury or deterioration - Published: 2014-01-23

Patients affected by Parkinsons disease may experience difficulties recognizing emotions in facial expressions and speech intonation of other people - Published: 2013-12-20

Researchers have identified a protein trafficking defect within brain cells that may underlie common non-familial forms of Parkinsons disease - Published: 2013-02-06

UCLA researchers have discovered a link between Parkinsons and benomyl another pesticide - Published: 2013-01-04

Severe influenza and possibly high intensity vibrations doubles odds of developing Parkinsons later in life - Published: 2012-07-21

Researchers have identified the latest gene associated with typical late-onset Lewy body Parkinsons disease (PD) - Published: 2012-06-27

Researchers report results indicating deep brain stimulation is effective at improving motor symptoms and quality of life in patients with advanced Parkinsons disease - Published: 2012-01-11

Study looked at twins wherein one twin had been occupationally exposed to trichloroethylene TCE and other chemicals believed to be linked to development of Parkinsons - Published: 2011-11-29

Researchers have devised a simple test using dopamine deficient worms for identifying drugs that may help people with Parkinsons disease - Published: 2011-11-10

Scientists have for the first time generated stem cells from one of the most rapidly progressing forms of Parkinsons disease - Published: 2011-08-23

Patients admitted to hospital for methamphetamine or amphetamine use disorders had a 76 per cent higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease - Published: 2011-07-29

Landmark study in which both traditional and innovative scientometric approaches have been employed to identify top Parkinsons disease investigators - Published: 2011-06-13

New drug stops the progression of degenerative Parkinsons disease in mice is now being tested in humans - Published: 2011-03-11

People who have used amphetamines such as benzedrine and dexedrine appear to be at an increased risk of developing Parkinsons disease - Published: 2011-02-20

Link between use of two pesticides rotenone and paraquat and Parkinsons disease - Published: 2011-02-14

Naturally occurring brain signaling chemical may be useful in understanding Parkinsons - Published: 2011-02-11

Dopamine-producing neurons in the brain of Parkinsons disease patients under the microscope - Published: 2011-02-01

Life is about choices and the only choice I do not have is about Parkinsons everything else is up to me - Published: 2011-01-25

Since I was diagnosed two years ago I can realistically expect seven active working years before I become totally incapacitated - Published: 2010-12-29

Nearly three-quarters of patients with Parkinsons disease experience fatigue or excessive daytime sleepiness - Published: 2010-12-02

Parkinsons disease symptoms include trouble moving or walking, tremor or shaking, stooping or hunching over, small handwriting, loss of smell, trouble sleeping, soft or low voice, having a serious or mask-like facial expression, dizziness or fainting and constipation - Published: 2010-10-21

Walking and talking is difficult enough especially for people with Parkinsons disease who are at increased risk for falls with injury - Published: 2010-09-23

Yeast could be a powerful ally in the discovery of new therapeutic drugs to treat Parkinsons disease - Published: 2010-09-09

People with Parkinsons disease can perform automated tasks better than people without the disease - Published: 2010-09-04

Late onset Parkinsons disease has revealed new genetic link that implicates the immune system and offers new targets for drug development - Published: 2010-08-27

Researchers discover genetic link between immune system and Parkinsons disease - Published: 2010-08-16

Parkinsons patients risky behavior finding has implications for future medication of patients - Published: 2010-06-23

Genetic Risk Factor Identified for Parkinsons Disease Gene Variant Influences Vitamin B6 Metabolism - Published: 2010-01-15

Irregular arm swings while walking could be an early sign of Parkinsons disease - Published: 2009-12-10

Ghrelin may be used to boost resistance to and slow the development of Parkinsons disease - Published: 2009-11-28

Researchers have found an essential key to possibly cure Parkinsons disease and are looking for others - Published: 2009-11-03

Scientists have reported promising new results with potential implications for the treatment of Parkinson's disease - Published: 2009-08-28

An enzyme that naturally occurs in the brain helps destroy the mutated protein that is the most common cause of inherited Parkinsons disease - Published: 2009-06-26

Patients receiving doses of certain drugs for Parkinson's disease develop destructive behaviors notably compulsive gambling or hypersexuality - Published: 2009-04-08

Neurotoxins can otherwise spawn the damage to dopaminergic neurons that is characteristic of Parkinsons disease - Published: 2009-04-02

Insights into the diseased circuitry and also suggesting new ideas to improve Parkinsons therapy - Published: 2009-03-20