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Genetic markers linked to the start of symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

A group of genetic variants related to the starting point of Parkinson’s disease have been identified. The findings will enable delimiting the research on new...
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What effect does AADC have on children?

AADC is a very rare form of Parkinson's. Symptoms include; developmental delays, weak muscle tone, muscle stiffness and involuntary writhing movements of the limbs. Around...
The Innovative Medicines Initiative, mitochondrial dysfunction and Parkinson’s

The Innovative Medicines Initiative, mitochondrial dysfunction and Parkinson’s

€7 million awarded for Parkinson’s research through Innovative Medicines Initiative - it’s time we took a look at mitochondrial dysfunction and its link with...
Can you sniff out the neurodegenerative disorder that is Parkinson’s?

Can you sniff out the neurodegenerative disorder that is Parkinson’s?

Parkinson's disease is the neurodegenerative disorder that currently has no definitive diagnostic test available – but research suggests Parkinson’s could possibly be detected through...
Neuromelanin-sensitive MRI discovered as potential psychosis biomarker

Neuromelanin-sensitive MRI discovered as potential psychosis biomarker

NIH-funded study found that a type of magnetic resonance imaging, called neuromelanin-sensitive MRI (NM-MRI) is a potential biomarker for psychosis. Neuromelanin-sensitive MRI signal was found...
Dementia Consortium welcomes £9.5 million dementia drug discovery collab

Dementia Consortium welcomes £9.5 million dementia drug discovery collab

The Dementia Consortium welcomes Johnson & Johnson Innovation, Takeda and Evotec to join the unique £9.5 million (~€10.85m) charity-industry dementia drug discovery collaboration. This second...
Which strategies are most likely to slow down Parkinson’s disease?

Which strategies are most likely to slow down Parkinson’s disease?

Experts explore which of the existing strategies to slow down or stop the processes of Parkinson’s disease are most likely to be successful over...
IBM fingernail sensor - understanding Parkinson’s with AI

IBM fingernail sensor – understanding Parkinson’s with AI

The IBM fingernail sensor prototype has the aim of helping clinicians to continuously track, monitor and more accurately diagnose Parkinson’s disease with AI. The Michael...
Discover how protein clumps damage cells in Parkinson’s

Discover how protein clumps damage cells in Parkinson’s

Biologists studying Parkinson's disease have found that enzymes modify tau to create tau-alpha-synuclein protein clumps on mitochondria. Biologists studying Parkinson's disease have long wanted to...
How copying movements could manage Parkinson's disease

How copying movements could help manage Parkinson’s disease

The imitation of movement could be a key tool in the management of Parkinson's disease, new research from psychologists at the University of Manchester,...
Inflammatory bowel disease might help with Parkinson's disease

Inflammatory bowel disease might help with Parkinson’s disease

A possible link between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Parkinson’s disease which could help doctors to slow down the neurological condition has been described...
Can eating fish prevent the onset of Parkinson's disease?

Can eating fish prevent the onset of Parkinson’s disease?

A potential link has been found between consumption of fish and the prevention of Parkinson's disease, according to a new study from Chalmers University...

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