Tag: Research News

Last month Marco Baptista – Vice President of Research Programs for The Michael J. Fox Foundation joined more than 9,000 people from pharmaceuti...
A new study by Cedars-Sinai research suggests that if you were diagnosed with Parkinson’s before age 50, you might have been born with it. The s...
A trial of great interest to the Parkinson’s community today reported top-line findings. The Nilotinib in Parkinson’s Disease (NILO-PD) study show...
Parkinson’s research continues to advance at a rapid pace. Led by moderator Soania Mathur, MD, co-chair of The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Patient...
A recent study in the journal Neurology reports that impulse control disorders (ICDs) — compulsive gambling, shopping or eating, or excessive intere...
Millions of people reach for a caffeinated beverage each morning to jumpstart the day. Now, early research indicates that the stimulant that gets peop...
On October 30, more than 300 leaders in Parkinson’s disease (PD) research and business development gathered in NYC for The Michael J. Fox Foundation...
Lack of objective tests to diagnose Parkinson’s disease (PD) challenges drug development and patient care. While scientists are looking to pinpoint ...
At the current time, there is no identified biomarker for Parkinson’s disease (PD). In other words, there is no objective measure — no lab or imag...
A recently published study has revealed differences in gut bacteria in those with Parkinson’s disease based on their medications and geographic loca...
Sanofi Genzyme has started a clinical trial for a drug targeting cellular dysfunction seen in people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and a GBA mutat...
New study results from Austrian biotech AFFiRiS support continued development of its vaccine against the key Parkinson’s protein alpha-synuclein. To...
Researchers recently added to the list of Parkinson’s-associated genes when they identified mutations on TMEM230  linked to the disease. Discove...
On Monday 11 April, Shake It Up Australia and Parkinson’s Victoria announced their firm commitment to work together in the area of research funding ...
No objective measurement — or biomarker — currently exists to diagnose Parkinson’s disease (PD). Instead, doctors must rely on a person’s me...
We’ve long known that some environmental exposures, notably pesticides, are associated with increased risk of Parkinson’s disease (PD). A new stud...
“Listen to your gut” is common advice when faced with an important decision. Researchers are now heeding these words to gain further insights into...
Austrian biotech company AFFiRiS AG has announced a €6 million euro (more than $8 million US dollars) grant from the European Union to continue deve...
As research forges ahead, scientists must take into account the possibility of various factors working in tandem to place a person at greater risk for...
A REVOLUTIONARY new drug to fight Parkinson’s disease has shown promise in halting its progression. Victorian researchers have spent six years devel...
Science has continually shown that people are less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease (PD) if they’ve been drinking plenty of coffee. Studies ...
Parkinson’s is difficult to diagnose, and a big reason for this is that, as of yet, there is no objective test for determining if a person has the d...
Across the board, physicians agree: There’s no doubt that smoking is bad for you. But is it possible that there’s just something about a cigarette...
Last month, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania published new evidence pointing to the role of protein misfolding in Parkinson’s disease....
There are all kinds of benefits to getting enough sleep: It’s good for your heart, it can help to reduce stress, it may even prevent cancer. And of ...
For people living with Parkinson’s disease, the future is full of obstacles and uncertainty. This is the sole reason the second most prevalent neuro...
How your brain processes dopamine may define whether you’re more prone to bust your can or sit back and slack. This, according to a new study from H...
Two genes related to protein accumulation in the brains of people with Parkinson’s disease can indicate how quickly the disease will progress in an ...
A University of Queensland researcher has joined colleagues at Oxford University in entering the deepest part of the brain to achieve a breakthrough t...

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