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Washington Post - 14 Aug 2014 Parkinson's disease and depression often go hand in hand
This story has been updated. Comedian Robin Williams was grappling with severe depression when he committed suicide Monday, and on Thursday we learned that he also was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease. Sadly, the two conditions are often ...
Medical Xpress - 12 Aug 2019 Estrogen improves Parkinson's disease symptoms
Brain-selective estrogen treatment improves the symptoms of Parkinson's disease in male mice, according to new research published in JNeurosci.
Medical News Today - 13 Aug 2019 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.
Parkinson's News Today - 14 Aug 2019 Balance Issues Are Inevitable in Life with PD
Columnist Sherri Woodbridge reflects on the inevitability of balance issues in life with Parkinson's disease and considers different ways to prepare.
Parkinson's News Today - 06 Aug 2019 What Not to Say to Someone with Parkinson's Disease
Columnist Jean Mellano reflects on the way some people's well-meaning words actually have the effect of producing irritation.
Chicago Daily Herald - 18 Aug 2019 Programs help patients with Parkinson's disease
If you or someone you love is dealing with Parkinson's disease at any stage, it may be time to get BIG and LOUD. These two innovative programs can help ...
Parkinson's News Today - 16 Aug 2019 PD Can Result In Heat Intolerance
Columnist Dr. C discusses heat intolerance as a potential symptom of PD and concludes that suntans just aren't worth the risk.
CBS42.com - 19 Aug 2019 Living Well with Michelle: Punching back at Parkinson’s disease with Rock Steady Boxing
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Oyama Karate in Homewood is offering boxing classes designed to help people fight the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's News Today - 13 Aug 2019 Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to More Falls, Depression in Parkinson's, Study Shows
Low vitamin D levels are associated with a greater tendency for falls, sleep problems, anxiety, and depression in people with Parkinson's disease, according to a ...
Medical Xpress - 16 Aug 2019 Using math to help treat Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other diseases
Protein aggregation—in which misfolded proteins clump together to form large fibrils—has been implicated in many diseases including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, ...
BBC News - 25 Jul 2019 Parkinson's disease: 'Smartwatch' tracker monitors patients at home
A smartwatch-style device that tracks patient's movements has been hailed as "the future of Parkinson's care." The personal Kinetigraph (PKG) monitors tremors ...
Medical Xpress - 24 Jul 2019 Study shows stimulation of the ear can help manage Parkinson's symptoms
A new study led by the University has shown that gentle, controlled stimulation of the ear canal can help reduce symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
GMA - 12 Aug 2019 Woman with Parkinson's surprised with service dog
Tennille Strode, whose early onset Parkinson's disease diagnosis flipped her entire life upside down, was surprised with a furry friend to lend her a helping paw.
EurekAlert - 05 Aug 2019 Sheffield scientist awarded funding to develop a new treatment for Parkinson's disease
A Sheffield academic has been awarded £100000 of funding by the Virtual Biotech Programme - the drug development arm of charity Parkinson's UK - to ...
Medical Xpress - 24 Jul 2019 Molecule reduces accumulation of toxic protein in Parkinson's disease model
Parkinson's disease often begins with small tremors. Over time symptoms worsen. Tremors become shakes and stiffness takes the body hostage. People with ...
Parkinson's News Today - 29 Jul 2019 Early Parkinson's Study Links Slower Disease Progression, Lesser Symptoms to Higher Levels of Molecule in Brain
A study reports that GM1 ganglioside protected the brains of a Parkinson's model against Lewy body formation and may offer a disease-modifying treatment.
Parkinson's News Today - 31 Jul 2019 Panic Attacks Can Go Hand-in-Hand with Parkinson's Disease
Columnist Sherri Woodbridge says she recently experienced a panic attack that led her to look for the correlation with her Parkinson's disease.
WRVO Public Media - 15 Aug 2019 This week: Parkinson's disease, prostate cancer genetics, improving performance
Parkinson's disease is a degenerative neurological disease, and its incidence is increasing. Research in animals suggests that moderate- to high-intensity.
Columbia University Irving Medical Center - 14 Aug 2019 For Parkinson's Patients, Genetic Testing May Open Possibilities
With several targeted Parkinson's disease drugs entering clinical trials, a new genetic testing and counseling program may help identify patients who qualify for ...
Medical Xpress - 14 Aug 2019 The sex gene SRY and Parkinson's disease: How genes act differently in male and female brains
Parkinson's disease, a debilitating neurodegenerative disease common in elderly people, is twice as prevalent in men than in women.