Could a probiotic prevent or reverse Parkinson's?
Scientists recently tested probiotics in a roundworm model of Parkinson ’s. A particular bacterium had a protective effect and improved symptoms. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - January 23, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

New study could 'drastically' change how we understand Parkinson's
New findings about Parkinson's disease mechanisms may change doctors' understanding of its development and even alter the way in which they treat it. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - January 13, 2020 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Cancer drug shows promise in Parkinson's disease safety trial
A small clinical trial of nilotinib in people with Parkinson's disease finds that the cancer drug is reasonably safe and holds promise as a therapy. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - December 18, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Transport breakdown in brain cells may lead to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
New research in mice and flies suggests that failure to transport molecules that break down proteins in neurons may lead to neurodegenerative diseases. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - December 11, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Parkinson's: Ultrasound technology may relieve symptoms
New research shows that a special ultrasound technique can significantly reduce tremors in people living with Parkinson's disease. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - December 1, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Causes and treatments for twitching fingers
Many issues can cause finger twitching. Some are harmless, while others are more serious. Read on to learn about the potential causes and their treatments. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - November 27, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Study links some antibiotics to a raised risk of Parkinson's disease
New research suggests that certain antibiotics in common use may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease, likely because of their effect on gut microbes. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - November 26, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Scientists propose new theory of Parkinson's disease
In a new review of the evidence, scientists propose two main types of Parkinson's, depending on which part of the nervous system the disease originates in. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - November 12, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Parkinson's: New treatment approach shows promise in brain cells
A new study suggests an innovative strategy for tackling an enzyme that is typically affected in Parkinson's disease. The findings show promise in neurons. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - October 18, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

What is a neurologist?
Neurologists specialize in diagnosing and treating conditions that affect the nervous system. Here, learn about the conditions they treat and the procedures they perform. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - October 17, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Looking for links between Parkinson's and bipolar disorder
According to a recent review, individuals with bipolar disorder may have an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease later in life. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - October 15, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

What to know about acetylcholine
Acetylcholine is a neurotransmitter that plays a key role in brain and muscle function. Here, we look at what acetylcholine does and describe medical conditions linked with it, including Alzheimer ’s and Parkinson’s, and their treatments. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - October 11, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Parkinson's disease: Scientists review male and female differences
In a new review, scientists sum up the role of biological sex in the development, features, mechanisms, risks, and treatment of Parkinson's disease. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - September 27, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

How 'exergaming' can help people with Parkinson's
New research investigates the benefits of an at-home computer game exercising program for people living with Parkinson's disease. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - September 22, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Could estrogen help treat Parkinson's?
Several studies have hinted at the neuroprotective effects of estrogen. A recent study in mice looks at how it might defend against Parkinson's disease. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - August 13, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

How a gut infection might spark Parkinson's
Scientists are still unpicking the processes involved in Parkinson's. A new study ties together bacterial infection, mitochondria, and the immune system. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - July 19, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

What are the side effects of amantadine?
This article takes a close look at the side effects of amantadine, which can range from mild to severe. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - July 3, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Could this newly discovered protein help treat Parkinson's?
Researchers have identified a protein that could reduce toxic aggregations in the brain. Their finding could lead to new therapies for Parkinson's disease. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - July 3, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Scientists track Parkinson's journey from gut to brain in mice
In a mouse model of Parkinson's disease, scientists can now track the journey of toxic protein from the gut to the brain via the vagus nerve. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - June 26, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

These common drugs may increase dementia risk
Drugs that doctors often use in the treatment of overactive bladder, gastrointestinal conditions, and depression may increase dementia risk by almost half. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - June 25, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Gut bacteria can alter how well a medication works
New research uses the example of a Parkinson's disease drug to show how gut bacteria can influence the efficacy of certain medications. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - June 22, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Infectious Diseases / Bacteria / Viruses Source Type: news

How ultrasound could help curb Parkinson's
Mouse study shows that focused ultrasound and injected microbubbles can help curb early Parkinson's disease by allowing drugs to access the brain. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - June 10, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Parkinson's: New gene therapy shows promise for prevention
Researchers from Japan have tested a new gene therapy against Parkinson's disease using mouse models. Their results suggest that the approach is effective. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - June 7, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Bipolar disorder may increase risk of Parkinson's
A recent study concludes that experiencing bipolar disorder during adulthood increases the risk of developing Parkinson ’s disease later in life. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - May 28, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Using EEG data to diagnose Parkinson's disease
A team of researchers behind a new study believe that an EEG could be a noninvasive and affordable way to detect Parkinson ’s disease. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - May 27, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Study finds evidence of 'clear relationship' between appendectomy and Parkinson's
A study of 62 million people in the United States finds that those who have had their appendix removed are more likely to develop Parkinson's disease. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - May 10, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Can a blood pressure drug protect the brain from Parkinson's?
At blood levels that are typical in humans, an approved high blood pressure drug was able to clear toxic proteins of Parkinson's disease from mouse brains. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - April 23, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Do people with Parkinson's disease smell different?
With the help of a 'super smeller,' researchers conclude that those with Parkinson's disease smell subtly different. The results may aid earlier diagnosis. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - March 21, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Manganese and Parkinson's: Mechanism may explain link
New research discovers a mechanism that may explain why exposure to manganese induces Parkinson's symptoms. The findings may aid diagnosis and treatment. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - March 15, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Parkinson's: Study reveals how cancer drug reduces toxic protein in brain
An analysis of trial results reveals the mechanism through which the cancer drug nilotinib increases brain dopamine in people with Parkinson's disease. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - March 13, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

This sleep disorder puts people at 'very high risk' of Parkinson's
A large study found that those who experience a certain sleep disorder are also at high risk of Parkinson's disease, but this knowledge can aid prevention. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - March 6, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

How does exercise impact cognitive function in Parkinson's?
A recent systematic review suggests that exercise improves not only motor function in people with Parkinson's disease, but also their memory. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - March 5, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

New treatment under trial could restore brain cells in Parkinson's
A series of clinical trials have concluded that a new therapy, alongside a novel method of delivery, could be effective in treating Parkinson's disease. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - February 27, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Parkinson's: How stem cells can help repair the brain
A new review examines the past, present, and future of stem cell therapy for replacing damaged brain cells in Parkinson's disease. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - February 18, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

What role does the gut play in Parkinson's disease?
A review of existing research has examined the evidence for a connection between the gastrointestinal system and the progression of Parkinson's disease. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - February 11, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Are we facing a Parkinson's pandemic?
The authors of a recent article are suggesting that the gradual rise in Parkinson's is a pandemic. They ask why this is occurring and what can be done. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - February 3, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

13 early signs of Parkinson's disease
People can sometimes miss the early signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease, as they can be subtle and sporadic. In this article, we look at 13 signs of Parkinson's disease to look out for. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - January 3, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Innovative brain implant could improve Parkinson's treatment
A novel device able to both record and modulate electrical impulses in the brain may improve treatments for Parkinson's disease and related conditions. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - January 2, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

How coffee might protect against Parkinson's
Over recent years, it has been clear that coffee protects against Parkinson's disease. A recent study tries to pin down the exact molecules involved. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - December 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Parkinson's: Dietary compound moves toxic protein from gut to brain
A new study describes how low levels of herbicide mixed with a common dietary compound can transport toxic proteins to the brain, causing Parkinsonism. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - December 10, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

What role do brain lipids play in Parkinson's disease?
Researchers studying the connection between lipids and toxic protein levels have uncovered a new potential therapeutic target for Parkinson's disease. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - December 5, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

New brain region 'could be what makes humans unique'
Using modern imaging techniques, a neurologist specializing in mapping the human brain has just discovered a previously unknown brain region. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - November 25, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

This is how your brain predicts future events
The brain can react appropriately to differently situations partly because it can anticipate results based on cues it receives. But how does this happen? (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - November 22, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Parkinson's disease: Scientists find new target to destroy protein clumps
In Parkinson's disease, toxic protein clumps accumulate in the brain's motor region. A study shows how targeting an enzyme could prevent this. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - November 14, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Scientists confirm the role of 'molecular switch' in Parkinson's disease
Researchers establish that a cellular pathway that protects the brain against damage is disrupted in Parkinson's disease. Two enzymes play key roles. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - November 9, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Could singing relieve the symptoms of Parkinson's?
Singing therapy could have real-life benefits for people with Parkinson's disease. A recent pilot study adds to an ever-growing weight of evidence. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - November 9, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

How coffee protects the brain
New research reveals what gives coffee its protective properties for brain health, and why it can help keep Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease at bay. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - November 6, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Could the appendix trigger Parkinson's?
Although Parkinson's is considered a neurological condition, a new study concludes that individuals who have had their appendix removed have a lower risk. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - November 2, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Researchers may stop Parkinson's by 'cooling off' brain
In a new study, researchers have managed to stop Parkinson's disease in mice by attacking a key component of harmful brain inflammation. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - November 2, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Treatment options for Parkinson's disease
Parkinson ’s disease is a neurological condition that causes a wide range of symptoms. Treatment is available to relieve symptoms and slow the progression of the disease. Medications, lifestyle changes, and surgery can all help. Find out more about the treatment options here. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - October 26, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news