Tag Archives: Disease

New Parkinson's treatment could halt and even REVERSE disease symptoms

A new treatment that can halt and even reverse Parkinson’s disease is giving sufferers fresh hope. Researchers found boosting levels of a naturally occurring protein can regenerate dying brain cells – if delivered directly into the brain via tubes. The £3million study, funded by Parkinson’s UK and pharma firm MedGenesis, had a five-year trial at… Read More »

Innovative Imaging Technology Effectively Measures Disease Severity in Rare Neurodegenerative Disorder

A rapid, non-invasive eye exam that uses innovative imaging technology effectively measures the severity of disease in patients with a rare neurodegenerative disease called Friedrich ataxia, according to a study by Weill Cornell Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar and NewYork-Presbyterian researchers. The results suggest that the exam, known as corneal confocal microscopy (CCM), could be a… Read More »

Medical News Today: 13 early signs of Parkinson's disease

The hallmark symptoms of Parkinson’s disease are tremors and slow, rigid movements. Small changes in a person’s movements and behavior can signal the onset of Parkinson’s disease before diagnosis. Parkinson’s disease is a nervous system disorder that affects around 1 percent of people aged 65 years and older. Symptoms usually develop slowly over several years.… Read More »