Parkinson’s disease: The fruit that causes movement disorders ‘similar to the disease’
PARKINSON'S disease is a neurodegenerative condition characterised by tremors that progressively worsen over time. In some studies, the consumption of one fruit has correlated with the progression of the disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Parkinson's patients desperately needed to save medical trials from the scrapheap
The search for a cure or symptom-easing drugs could be set back by years or never materialise if the trials are forced to close, experts warn. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DJ David Jensen: 'my Parkinsons makes me see things that aren't actually there'
VETERAN DJ David ‘ Kid' Jensen has described suffering from haunting hallucinations caused by Parkinson's Disease. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Copper Culpable in Parkinson's Disease? Is Copper Culpable in Parkinson's Disease?
Copper modifies and accelerates alpha synuclein aggregation, offering potential inroads to novel methods of detecting and treating Parkinson ' s disease, new research suggests.MDedge News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - July 21, 2022 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Being with Jeremy
How does time affect a story or a poem? Perhaps it’s in the cadence and rhythm, perhaps it’s in the backwards and forwards between timelines. Or perhaps it’s simply the passage of one era to the next. Whatever the reason for using time in your writing, it’s important to understand how it feels to the reader. Does it make sense to them too? Can they understand the reason you have chosen the expression of time you have? This week’s word square is an attempt to think about time, about how it affects us as it moves forwards (and perhaps backward) through a life. How does one’s perspective c...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - July 21, 2022 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Creative Writing word square wordsquare writing prompt Source Type: news

Expression of miR-1976 May Predispose to Parkinson ’s Disease Expression of miR-1976 May Predispose to Parkinson ’s Disease
miR-1976 is highly expressed in Parkinson ’s disease and may lead to inhibition of PINK1-regulated neuron cell apoptosis.First Look (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 20, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

How to make your presentation effort go the extra mile
This article originally appeared on my LinkedIn profile in June 2014. Image: Cicero Denounces Catiline (1888), Wikipedia The post How to make your presentation effort go the extra mile appeared first on Linda Parkinson-Hardman. (Source: The Hysterectomy Association)
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - July 20, 2022 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Writing Business Source Type: news

Special Brain Scans May Diagnose Early Parkinson's
MONDAY, July 18, 2022 -- It may not be long before highly sensitive scans might spot Parkinson ' s disease in its early stages, researchers report. A disease of the brain that is characterized by shaking hands, Parkinson ' s is a condition that worsens... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 18, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Systematic review for the prevention and management of falls and fear of falling in patients with Parkinson's disease - Liu WY, Tung TH, Zhang C, Shi L.
OBJECTIVE: To synthesize recent empirical evidence for the prevention and management of falls and fear of falling in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). DATA SOURCE: Database from PubMed, Cochrane Library, and EMBASE. STUDY DESIGN: Systematic review. D... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

RCT protocol for driving performance in people with Parkinson's using autonomous in-vehicle technologies - Classen S, Li Y, Giang W, Winter S, Wei J, Patel B, Jeghers M, Gibson B, Rogers J, Ramirez-Zamora A.
INTRODUCTION: Driving is an essential facilitator of independence, community participation, and quality of life. Drivers with Parkinson's Disease (PD) make more driving errors and fail on-road evaluations more than healthy controls. In-vehicle technologies... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 18, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Mortality Advantage With Pimavanserin in Parkinson's Psychosis? Mortality Advantage With Pimavanserin in Parkinson's Psychosis?
Use of pimavanserin was associated with 35% lower mortality for patients with Parkinson ' s disease –related psychosis compared with atypical antipsychotics, a large new real-world analysis shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines)
Source: Medscape Psychiatry Headlines - July 15, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Drinking just half of NHS safe weekly booze limit 'could harm your brain'
The study of nearly 21,000 middle-aged Brits measured iron deposits in the brain - which can cause Alzheimer's and Parkinson's - in people who drank from nothing to 33 units a week. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 14, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Yale scientists zero in on genetic causes of Parkinson ’s
In two new papers, Yale scientists provide insight into the function of a protein called VPS13C, one of the molecular suspects underlying Parkinson ’s. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 14, 2022 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Exploring like Agatha
Can we be inspired by being in the same location as a great writer? That’s the question I’d like to ponder with this week’s writing prompt. How might the late great Agatha inspire you to dissect what happens on this cliff top walk on Burgh Island? All the photo’s this month come from Burgh Island. Burgh Island Hotel is closely linked to the crime novelist Agatha Christie, as it inspired the settings for both And Then There Were None and the Hercule Poirot mystery Evil Under the Sun. The 2001 TV adaptation of Evil Under the Sun used the island as a filming location. Several scenes from the BBC’s 19...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - July 14, 2022 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Creative Writing writing prompt Source Type: news

tRNA Fragment Profiles in Patients With Parkinson's Disease tRNA Fragment Profiles in Patients With Parkinson's Disease
CSF and blood levels linked with clinical decline on the basis of age and sex.First Look (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 7, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news