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

What are the risk factors for Parkinson's disease?
Scientists do not know exactly what causes Parkinson's disease, but a number of genetic and environmental factors appear to play a role. Find out more about the risk factors for this condition. (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

Diagnosing Parkinson's disease
Parkinson ’s disease is a neurological condition. It can be hard to diagnose as it has similar symptoms to other conditions. Find out how doctors diagnose Parkinson’s. (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

The signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease
Parkinson ’s disease is a neurological condition that affects a person in many different ways. Tremor is a well-known symptom but not the only one. Find out more. (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

11 complications of Parkinson's disease
The best-known symptoms of Parkinson's disease are tremor, stiffness, and slow movement, but there are other symptoms and a number of complications. Find out more. (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

Parkinson's disease and its causes
Parkinson ’s disease is a long-term, degenerative, neurological disease that causes a person to lose control over some body functions. An early sign may be a tremor in the hands. usually affects older people, but it can happen at any age. Find out more about what Parkinson’s is and what causes it. (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

Parkinson's: New molecule can stop neural damage
Researchers from Spain have now identified a molecule that could stop the development of Parkinson's disease and reverse neurodegeneration. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - September 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Parkinson's: Modified protein works like a drug
Scientists have modified the Nurr1 protein so that it could soon be used as a drug to fight off Parkinson's. The protein helps dopamine neurons survive. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - September 4, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Parkinson's disease: Breath test for early diagnosis steps closer
A sensor array that detects volatile molecules in exhaled breath has potential as a tool for detecting early-stage Parkinson's disease. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - July 31, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Contact sports increase Parkinson's disease risk
Contact sports can lead to brain injury, which is why they are associated with dementia. New research explains why they may also increase Parkinson's risk. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - July 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Parkinson's gene affects more people than previously thought
The newly discovered role of the LRRK2 gene may explain all cases of Parkinson ’s disease, not just the hereditary ones, as previously believed. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - July 28, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Blocking one enzyme could help treat many chronic disorders
New drugs for diverse inflammatory diseases — from Alzheimer's and Parkinson's to cancer and osteoarthritis — may come from the discovery of a new target. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - July 27, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Pharma Industry / Biotech Industry Source Type: news

Is Parkinson's an autoimmune disease? More evidence emerges
A stem cell study finds that immune T cells kill dopamine cells in people with Parkinson's, supporting the idea that the disease is an autoimmune disorder. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - July 23, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Ketamine for Parkinson's? Clinical trial in the works
The most common drug for treating Parkinson's disease can have potentially disabling side effects. Researchers believe these could be relieved by ketamine. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - July 20, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Vitamin D offers no protection against Alzheimer's
Systematic review of clinical studies finds no robust evidence that vitamin D protects the brain against diseases such as Alzheimer's, MS, and Parkinson's. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - July 12, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Deep brain stimulation 'slows Parkinson's progression'
A recently published study finds that deep brain stimulation, used in early-stage Parkinson's disease, could slow the progression of tremor. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - June 30, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

Parkinson's may soon be treated with blood pressure drug
New research shows that isradipine protects the neurons that are affected in Parkinson's disease. The findings pave the way for human trials. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - June 29, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

What causes internal vibrations?
Internal vibrations, or internal tremors, are shaking sensations felt inside the body, and a person will often exhibit no visible movement. These tremors are associated with conditions such as Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis. In this article, learn about the causes and treatments of internal vibrations. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - June 22, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology / Neuroscience Source Type: news

Parkinson's drugs may lead to compulsive behavior
A new study finds that, with time, half of those who take dopamine agonists develop compulsive shopping, eating, gambling, or sexual behaviors. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - June 21, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinson's Disease Source Type: news

What does it mean if you have shaky hands?
Shaky hands can interfere with everyday activities, and the tremors vary in severity. Neurological conditions, movement disorders, and issues such as anxiety or withdrawal may be responsible for the tremors, and a wide range of treatments are available. Learn more about shaky hands and types of tremor here. (Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today)
Source: Parkinson's Disease News From Medical News Today - June 20, 2018 Category: Neurology Tags: Multiple Sclerosis Source Type: news