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Study may provide novel therapeutic approach for Huntington's, Parkinson's diseases

12 hours ago   |   News Medical

Insights from their study may provide a novel therapeutic approach for diseases such as Huntington's and Parkinson's.
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Drug used to treat Parkinson's shows potential as a dementia treatment

3 days ago   |   News Medical

Drug used to treat hallucinations and delusions in Parkinson's shows promise as treatment for dementia-related psychosis .
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Drug can curb dementia's delusions, researchers find

4 days ago   |   ABC News

A study found that the drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson's patients did the same for people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia
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Molecular makeup of abnormal proteins in brain diseases show structural diversity

4 days ago   |   News Medical

Parkinson's and multisystem atrophy - both of them neurodegenerative diseases - are associated with the accumulation of alpha-synuclein proteins in the brain.
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Breaking the Ultrasound Barrier

Breaking the Ultrasound Barrier

4 days ago   |   Web MD

Focused ultrasound is an FDA-approved treatment for essential tremor and is approved to treat Parkinson's disease outside the U.S. It's also making waves in research into...
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Molecular bodyguards against Parkinson's disease

4 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Chaperone proteins in human cells dynamically interact with the protein alpha-Synuclein, which is strongly associated with Parkinson's disease. A disturbed relationship to...
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Parkinson's Treatment Has Unexpected Side Effect

5 days ago   |   Medicine Net   |   3 articles

Title: Parkinson's Treatment Has Unexpected Side Effect Category: Health News Created: 12/2/2019 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 12/3/2019 12:00:00 AM
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Breakthrough device designation issued for RightEye's Parkinson's assessment system

5 days ago   |   Healio

The FDA has granted breakthrough device designation to the RightEye Vision System, an oculomotor test to help diagnose Parkinson's disease, RightEye LLC announced in a press...
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Parkinson's: Ultrasound technology may relieve symptoms

6 days ago   |   Medical News Today

New research shows that a special ultrasound technique can significantly reduce tremors in people living with Parkinson's disease.
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Minimally invasive procedure relieves tremors in Parkinson's patients

7 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

A procedure that applies pulses of focused ultrasound to the brain is safe and effective for reducing tremors and improving quality of life in people with essential tremor or...
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