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Genetics can influence the metabolism of essential fatty acids

Genetics can influence the metabolism of essential fatty acids

According to the University of Eastern Finland, genetics can influence the metabolisation of essential fatty acids such as alpha-linolenic acid and linoleic acid. Supplementing a...
Genomic transposable elements modify Parkinson’s disease progression 

Genomic transposable elements modify Parkinson’s disease progression 

A team of researchers have shown how transposable elements are associated with Parkinson’s subtypes and impact disease trajectory.   A study, which involved University of...
Understanding the molecular mechanism causes behind early onset Parkinson’s

Understanding the molecular causes behind early onset Parkinson’s

Researchers have identified the molecular causes of early onset Parkinson’s disease, creating a pathway for new treatments.   The average age of Parkinson’s disease onset is...
transdermal patch

Platform Delivery Technology: working double time for transdermal drugs and oral biosensors

XPhyto Therapeutics outlines the latest developments concerning its generic transdermal patch to support sufferers of Parkinson’s disease and discusses the commercialisation of its innovative...
Five new technologies could revolutionise Parkinson’s disease

Five new technologies could revolutionise Parkinson’s disease 

NICE has recommended five technologies that can help monitor people with Parkinson’s disease, improving symptom management and quality of life. Wearable devices with sensors that...
Exercise hormone reduces Parkinson's disease symptoms 

Exercise hormone reduces Parkinson’s disease symptoms 

A new mouse study has found that a hormone secreted during exercise reduces Parkinson's disease symptoms.  Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine and the Dana Farber...
Three-minute skin swab can diagnose Parkinson’s disease 

Three-minute skin swab can diagnose Parkinson’s disease 

A new method could diagnose Parkinson’s disease within three minutes using a simple skin swab of sebum.  Parkinson’s disease is a condition that causes parts...
Parkinson’s disease symptoms

Cutting-edge wearable technology monitors Parkinson’s disease symptoms

Portuguese researchers have pioneered a wearable system called iHandUapp that expertly tracks a patient’s Parkinson’s disease symptoms. iHandUapp is developed by INESC TEC and consists of...
 £1.6 million raised for innovative Parkinson’s disease technology

 £1.6 million raised for innovative Parkinson’s disease technology

An Imperial College London startup will innovate Parkinson’s disease monitoring and treatment through new technology. SERG Technologies, a startup formed at the Imperial College London,...
Parkinson’s disease life expectancy

Parkinson’s disease life expectancy determined by genetic mutations

A research team based in France has identified new gene variants that may predict Parkinson’s disease life expectancy. The groundbreaking discovery may help to...
early sign of Parkinson's disease

Nightmares may be an early sign of Parkinson’s disease

Results from a UK study suggest that experiencing bad dreams or nightmares as an older person may be an early sign of Parkinson’s disease. The...
New hope for treating cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s patients

New hope for treating cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s patients

Ultra-powerful 7T MRI scanners could revolutionise treatment for cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s patients. Parkinson’s disease is a brain disorder characterised by symptoms such as shaking,...
early signs of Parkinson's disease

Hearing loss and epilepsy may be early signs of Parkinson’s disease

The most extensive UK study to date into the condition has identified that hearing loss and epilepsy are potentially early signs of Parkinson's disease. The...
foods high in flavanoids

Foods high in flavonoids may reduce Parkinson’s disease mortality

New research has identified that foods high in flavonoids may reduce mortality in people with Parkinson's disease, potentially illustrating how dietary changes can enhance...
Clinical trial of new Parkinson’s disease drug starts in Sweden

Clinical trial of new Parkinson’s disease drug starts in Sweden

The first participant has been recruited to a pioneering clinical trial which is testing a new drug called NLX-112 that could be used for...
deep brain stimulation

Deep brain stimulation transforms Parkinson’s disease treatment

Research emerging from the US has devised a new method for refining the precision of deep brain stimulation, a treatment that may potentially transform...
Parkinson's disease treatment

Major progress made to improve Parkinson’s disease treatment

Scientists have made a breakthrough in the development of a nasal spray for Parkinson’s disease treatment. Researchers from the University of York have developed a...
World-first test for diagnosing and monitoring Parkinson’s Disease

World-first test for diagnosing and monitoring Parkinson’s Disease

A team of scientists has developed a new method that offers the hope of developing a ‘game changing’ test that could diagnose and monitor...
Superstructures could help grow neurons for regenerative medicine

Superstructures could help grow neurons for regenerative medicine

Researchers have discovered a new printable biomaterial that could help create neurons for regenerative medicine to treat patients with neurodegenerative diseases and spinal cord...
the origins of Parkinson's disease

Vital steps towards understanding the origins of Parkinson’s disease

Scientists have made a crucial step towards understanding the origins of Parkinson’s disease by identifying the function of a key protein that kills the healthy brain cells of people with the neurological disorder.

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