Parkinson's disease

Nose vs. Gut: Unraveling Parkinson’s Toxic Origins

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: A pivotal hypothesis paper challenges existing theories on Parkinson’s disease origins, proposing environmental toxicants as key culprits. This study suggests that ...

Fecal Bacteria Transplant May Improve Parkinson’s Symptoms

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: A new clinical trial revealed fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) as a potential new treatment for Parkinson’s disease (PD), showing significant improvement ...

Cracking Parkinson’s: Proteins’ Aggregation Unveiled

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: Researchers employing computational models have made a significant leap in understanding the aggregation of alpha-synuclein protein, crucial in Parkinson’s disease development. ...

“Concerning” Findings – Study Links Everyday Chemicals to Parkinson’s Disease in Western U.S.

Health
Sarah Carter

Recent research indicates that pesticides and herbicides used in farming could be contributing to higher rates of Parkinson’s disease in certain U.S. ...

Fixing Rogue Brain Cells To Treat Neurodegenerative Diseases Like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Science
Dr. Thomas Hughes

A new study reveals a potential treatment strategy for neurodegenerative diseases by targeting astrocytes with drugs that inhibit HDAC3, protecting nerve cells ...

Mapping the Brain’s ‘Dysfunctome’ – Neuroscience News

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: Researchers achieved a breakthrough in mapping the brain’s ‘dysfunctome’—key dysfunctional circuits linked to disorders like Parkinson’s, dystonia, OCD, and Tourette’s syndrome. ...

‘I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s at 29, like Michael J Fox’

Health
Sarah Carter

I also have to deal with something called dystonia, where my feet turn into fists while I’m trying to walk, or my ...

NHS’s ‘Dr Drips’ suspended after claiming treatments could help protect against Covid

Health
Sarah Carter

He said: “Dr Arshad’s posts suggesting that vitamin C is an effective antiviral agent against influenza and Covid-19 is unquestionably misleading and ...

How to stay fit and healthy in your 70s and 80s

Health
Sarah Carter

It might sound a bit woo-woo, but he’s not entirely wrong – because when it comes to the brain itself, it is ...

Novel Gene Linked to Range of Neurodegenerative Diseases Identified

Health
Sarah Carter

Summary: Researchers uncovered a crucial link between the gene Angiogenin (ANG) and age-related neurodegenerative diseases such as frontotemporal dementia (FTD), motor neuron ...