Potential Device for at-Home Parkinson Treatment
A Johns Hopkins team is designing the STIMband, a non-invasive brain-stimulating device that may provide at-home Parkinson treatment.
Implications of Impulse Control Disorder in Parkinson Disease
The challenges of recognizing behaviors such as hypersexuality, gambling, and excessive buying in Parkinson disease are discussed, as are ways to address them while still managing the underlying condition.
LRRK2 Inhibition for PD-related Neurodegeneration
Researchers test a compound that shows promise as a Parkinson treatment.
Cannibalism and the Resistant Brain
Studies of a kuru epidemic in a formerly cannibalistic tribe could lead to further understanding of other neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer and Parkinson.
A Diabetes Drug May Prevent Parkinson Disease
New treatments for Parkinson disease are greatly needed, since current medications delay the progression of the disease but do not cure it.
Head Trauma and the Risk of Parkinson Disease
Our blogger discusses a recent study investigating the likelihood of head trauma in older patients leading to the onset of Parkinson disease and the implications of the findings.
Parkinson Disease in the News
Several new findings in the field of Parkinson’s disease (PD) research could impact treatment as well as diagnosis.
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