Parkinson's Disease: Diagnosing, Symptoms, Causes Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2022-04-12
Summary: Our library below features 46 published articles, research papers, and documents from the Disabled World Parkinson's Disease (PD) category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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Parkinson's Disease (PD) Publications
500% Rise in Parkinson's Linked to Dry-Cleaning Chemical
Trichloroethylene (TCE) causes cancer, is linked to miscarriages and congenital heart disease, and is associated with a 500 percent increased risk of Parkinson's disease.
Publish Date: 2023-03-16 - Updated: 2023-03-21
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.
Publish Date: 2018-02-20
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).
Publish Date: 2017-02-19
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.
Publish Date: 2017-01-11 - Updated: 2017-06-26
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.
Publish Date: 2016-12-29
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.
Publish Date: 2014-12-05 - Updated: 2021-10-04
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.
Publish Date: 2014-11-18 - Updated: 2021-10-14
Scientists Create Parkinson's Disease... In a Dish
Team of scientists successfully create human stem cell disease model of Parkinsons disease in a dish.
Publish Date: 2014-11-07 - Updated: 2021-10-21
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.
Publish Date: 2014-04-30
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.
Publish Date: 2014-04-19 - Updated: 2016-06-13
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.
Publish Date: 2014-01-23 - Updated: 2016-03-21
Parkinson's Disease: Recognizing Emotions and Speech Intonation
Patients affected by Parkinson's disease may experience difficulties recognizing emotions in facial expressions and speech intonation of other people.
Publish Date: 2013-12-20 - Updated: 2021-09-24
Possible Cause and Treatment of Non-familial Parkinson's Disease
Researchers have identified a protein trafficking defect within brain cells that may underlie common non-familial forms of Parkinsons disease.
Publish Date: 2013-02-06 - Updated: 2021-05-29
Link Between Pesticides and Parkinson's Disease
UCLA researchers have discovered a link between Parkinsons and benomyl another pesticide.
Publish Date: 2013-01-04 - Updated: 2021-06-14
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.
Publish Date: 2012-07-21
Parkinson's Disease Gene Identified
Researchers have identified the latest gene associated with typical late-onset Lewy body Parkinsons disease (PD).
Publish Date: 2012-06-27 - Updated: 2017-09-22
Deep Brain Stimulation 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 Parkinson's disease.
Publish Date: 2012-01-11 - Updated: 2022-05-06
Connection Between Common Chemical Solvent and Parkinson's Disease
The study looked at twins wherein one twin had been occupationally exposed to trichloroethylene TCE and other chemicals believed to be linked to the development of Parkinson's Disease.
Publish Date: 2011-11-29 - Updated: 2023-03-16
Worms Maybe Key to Parkinson's Disease Drugs
Researchers have devised a simple test using dopamine-deficient worms for identifying drugs that may help people with Parkinson's disease..
Publish Date: 2011-11-10 - Updated: 2022-06-08
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.
Publish Date: 2011-08-23
Increased Risk of Parkinson's in Methamphetamine Users
Patients admitted to hospital for methamphetamine or amphetamine use disorders had a 76 percent higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease.
Publish Date: 2011-07-29 - Updated: 2022-01-29
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.
Publish Date: 2011-06-13
Drug that Stops Progression of Parkinson's
New drug stops the progression of degenerative Parkinsons disease in mice is now being tested in humans.
Publish Date: 2011-03-11
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.
Publish Date: 2011-02-20
Rotenone and Paraquat Pesticides Associated with Parkinson's Disease
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Institutes of Health study reveals link between rotenone and paraquat pesticides and Parkinson's disease.
Publish Date: 2011-02-14 - Updated: 2021-06-14
Understanding Parkinson's Disease - Brain Signaling Chemical May be Helpful
Naturally occurring brain signaling chemical may be useful in understanding Parkinsons.
Publish Date: 2011-02-11 - Updated: 2011-10-24
Possible Cause of Parkinson's Disease Found
Dopamine-producing neurons in the brain of Parkinsons disease patients under the microscope.
Publish Date: 2011-02-01
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.
Publish Date: 2011-01-25
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.
Publish Date: 2010-12-29
Assessing Fatigue and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness in Parkinson's Patients
Nearly three-quarters of patients with Parkinsons disease experience fatigue or excessive daytime sleepiness.
Publish Date: 2010-12-02 - Updated: 2016-06-13
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.
Publish Date: 2010-10-21
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.
Publish Date: 2010-09-23
Yeast Holds Clues to Parkinson's Disease
Yeast could be a powerful ally in the discovery of new therapeutic drugs to treat Parkinsons disease.
Publish Date: 2010-09-09
Study Exposes Cognitive Impairment in People with Parkinson's Disease
People with Parkinsons disease can perform automated tasks better than people without the disease.
Publish Date: 2010-09-04 - Updated: 2016-06-13
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.
Publish Date: 2010-08-27
Genetic Link Between Immune System and Parkinson's Disease
Researchers discover genetic link between immune system and Parkinsons disease.
Publish Date: 2010-08-16 - Updated: 2018-03-15
Parkinson's Disease Risky Behavior Explained
Parkinsons patients risky behavior finding has implications for future medication of patients.
Publish Date: 2010-06-23
Genetic Risk Factor Identified for Parkinson's Disease
Genetic Risk Factor Identified for Parkinsons Disease Gene Variant Influences Vitamin B6 Metabolism.
Publish Date: 2010-01-15
Irregular Arm Swing Could Indicate Parkinson's Disease
Irregular arm swings while walking could be an early sign of Parkinsons disease.
Publish Date: 2009-12-10
Hormone Ghrelin Boosts Resistance to Parkinson's Disease
Ghrelin may be used to boost resistance to and slow the development of Parkinsons disease.
Publish Date: 2009-11-28
Hope for Possible Parkinson's Disease Cure
Researchers have found an essential key to possibly cure Parkinsons disease and are looking for others.
Publish Date: 2009-11-03
Parkinson's Disease Treatment - Promising New Results
Scientists have reported promising new results with potential implications for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.
Publish Date: 2009-08-28
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.
Publish Date: 2009-06-26 - Updated: 2021-08-25
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.
Publish Date: 2009-04-08 - Updated: 2010-07-11
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.
Publish Date: 2009-04-02
Insights into Parkinson's disease and Treatment
Insights into the diseased circuitry and also suggesting new ideas to improve Parkinsons therapy.
Publish Date: 2009-03-20
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