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Parkinson's Disease: News Facts & Information Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Parkinson's Disease category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Parkinson's Disease: News Facts & Information Publications

2018-02-20 : Protein Levels in Spinal Fluid Correlate to Posture and Gait Difficulty in Parkinson's Disease : Study finds levels of a protein found in the brain called alpha-synuclein are significantly lower than normal in cerebrospinal fluid in Parkinson's disease patients with postural instability and gait difficulty.

2017-02-19 : Silverado Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Program : Program focuses on needs of those with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, such as Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP), Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD) and Multiple System Atrophy (MSA).

2017-01-11 : Online Parkinson's Disease Awareness Training Program for First Responders and General Public : New web-based program will educate police, fire fighters and emergency service providers on unique symptoms of Parkinson's Disease.

2016-12-29 : Manganese Exposure from Welding Fumes May Cause Early Parkinson-Like Symptoms : Welding has been linked to parkinsonism, which is a general term for a group of disorders that cause movement problems similar to those seen in Parkinson's disease.

2014-12-05 : Rasagiline Weekly Patch for Parkinson's Disease : Study confirms patch of rasagiline applied for 7 days achieves higher systemic exposure than AZILECT (rasagiline) 1mg tablets administered daily for 7 days.

2014-11-18 : Differentiating Parkinson's Disease from Atypical Parkinsonism : Two simple tests conducted during neurological exam can help clinicians differentiate between early-stage Parkinsons disease and atypical parkinsonism.

2014-11-07 : Scientists Create Parkinson's Disease... In a Dish : Team of scientists successfully create human stem cell disease model of Parkinsons disease in a dish.

2014-04-30 : Parkinson's Disease - Diagnosis with MRI : An image similar in shape to a Swallow tail has been identified as a new and accurate MRI test for Parkinsons disease.

2014-04-19 : Is Parkinson's Disease an Autoimmune Disease : New study of Parkinsons disease proposes neurons may be mistaken for foreign invaders and killed by the human immune system.

2014-01-23 : Spinal Cord Stimulation Produces Improvement of Parkinson's Disease Symptoms : 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.

2013-12-20 : Parkinson's Disease and Emotions : Patients affected by Parkinsons disease may experience difficulties recognizing emotions in facial expressions and speech intonation of other people.

2013-02-06 : Non-familial Parkinson's - Possible Cause and Treatment : Researchers have identified a protein trafficking defect within brain cells that may underlie common non-familial forms of Parkinsons disease.

2013-01-04 : Pesticides and Parkinson's Disease : UCLA researchers have discovered a link between Parkinsons and benomyl another pesticide.

2012-07-21 : Vibrations and Severe Flu May Increase Risk of Parkinson's Disease : Severe influenza and possibly high intensity vibrations doubles odds of developing Parkinsons later in life.

2012-06-27 : Parkinson's Disease Gene Identified : Researchers have identified the latest gene associated with typical late-onset Lewy body Parkinsons disease (PD).

2012-01-11 : Deep Brain Stimulation Shows Positive Results for Parkinson's Treatment : Researchers report results indicating deep brain stimulation is effective at improving motor symptoms and quality of life in patients with advanced Parkinsons disease.

2011-11-29 : Connection Between Common Chemical Solvent and Parkinson's Disease : 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.

2011-11-10 : Worms May Hold Key to Parkinson's Disease Drugs : Researchers have devised a simple test using dopamine deficient worms for identifying drugs that may help people with Parkinsons disease.

2011-08-23 : Stem Cells Provide Hope for Parkinson's Patients : Scientists have for the first time generated stem cells from one of the most rapidly progressing forms of Parkinsons disease.

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

2011-06-13 : Top Parkinson's Disease Investigators - Scientific Productivity and Impact : Landmark study in which both traditional and innovative scientometric approaches have been employed to identify top Parkinsons disease investigators.

2011-03-11 : Drug that Stops Progression of Parkinson's : New drug stops the progression of degenerative Parkinsons disease in mice is now being tested in humans.

2011-02-20 : Amphetamines Like Benzedrine or Dexedrine May Increase Risk of Parkinson's : People who have used amphetamines such as benzedrine and dexedrine appear to be at an increased risk of developing Parkinsons disease.

2011-02-14 : Pesticides Associated with Parkinson's : Link between use of two pesticides rotenone and paraquat and Parkinsons disease.

2011-02-11 : Understanding Parkinson's Disease - Brain Signaling Chemical May be Helpful : Naturally occurring brain signaling chemical may be useful in understanding Parkinsons.

2011-02-01 : Possible Cause of Parkinson's Disease Found : Dopamine-producing neurons in the brain of Parkinsons disease patients under the microscope.

2011-01-25 : The Script of Your Life is Not Written Yet - Michael J. Fox : Life is about choices and the only choice I do not have is about Parkinsons everything else is up to me.

2010-12-29 : Gunther von Hagens Reveals His Life-Changing Battle with Parkinson's Disease : Since I was diagnosed two years ago I can realistically expect seven active working years before I become totally incapacitated.

2010-12-02 : Assessing Fatigue and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Parkinson's Patients : Nearly three-quarters of patients with Parkinsons disease experience fatigue or excessive daytime sleepiness.

2010-10-21 : Lost Sense of Smell, Tremor or Shaking - It May Be Parkinson's Disease : 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.

2010-09-23 : Talking while Walking Puts Parkinson's Patients at Risk for Falls : Walking and talking is difficult enough especially for people with Parkinsons disease who are at increased risk for falls with injury.

2010-09-09 : Yeast Holds Clues to Parkinson's Disease : Yeast could be a powerful ally in the discovery of new therapeutic drugs to treat Parkinsons disease.

2010-09-04 : Study Exposes Cognitive Impairment in People with Parkinson's Disease : People with Parkinsons disease can perform automated tasks better than people without the disease.

2010-08-27 : New Parkinson's Gene Linked to Immune System : Late onset Parkinsons disease has revealed new genetic link that implicates the immune system and offers new targets for drug development.

2010-08-16 : Genetic Link Between Immune System and Parkinson's Disease : Researchers discover genetic link between immune system and Parkinsons disease.

2010-06-23 : Parkinson's Disease Risky Behavior Explained : Parkinsons patients risky behavior finding has implications for future medication of patients.

2010-01-15 : Genetic Risk Factor Identified for Parkinson's Disease : Genetic Risk Factor Identified for Parkinsons Disease Gene Variant Influences Vitamin B6 Metabolism.

2009-12-10 : Irregular Arm Swing Could Indicate Parkinson's Disease : Irregular arm swings while walking could be an early sign of Parkinsons disease.

2009-11-28 : Hormone Ghrelin Boosts Resistance to Parkinson's Disease : Ghrelin may be used to boost resistance to and slow the development of Parkinsons disease.

2009-11-03 : Hope for Possible Parkinson's Disease Cure : Researchers have found an essential key to possibly cure Parkinsons disease and are looking for others.

2009-08-28 : Parkinson's Disease Treatment - Promising New Results : Scientists have reported promising new results with potential implications for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

2009-06-26 : Enzyme Fights Mutated Protein in Inherited Parkinson's Disease : An enzyme that naturally occurs in the brain helps destroy the mutated protein that is the most common cause of inherited Parkinsons disease.

2009-04-08 : Parkinson's Disease Medication Triggers Destructive Behaviors : Patients receiving doses of certain drugs for Parkinson's disease develop destructive behaviors notably compulsive gambling or hypersexuality.

2009-04-02 : Gene Protects against Neurotoxins that spur Inflammation and Parkinson's Disease : Neurotoxins can otherwise spawn the damage to dopaminergic neurons that is characteristic of Parkinsons disease.

2009-03-20 : Insights into Parkinson's disease and Treatment : Insights into the diseased circuitry and also suggesting new ideas to improve Parkinsons therapy.

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