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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...
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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...
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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.
Endometrial cancer and Parkinson’s Disease projects receive €3m

Endometrial cancer and Parkinson’s Disease projects receive €3m

EIT Health has extended support to two innovator teams following its 2020 Wild Card programme, selecting MiMARK and Orbit Health, which will be carrying...
Parkinson’s Disease patients report benefits of using medical cannabis

Parkinson’s Disease patients report benefits of using medical cannabis

Over half of medical cannabis patients with Parkinson’s Disease have reported clinical benefits when using the products for their condition. According to a new survey,...
Artificial enzyme could lead to new Parkinson’s disease treatment

Artificial enzyme could lead to new Parkinson’s disease treatment

A team of researchers have created an artificial enzyme that could help form a new treatment for the neurodegenerative Parkinson’s disease. The team from Johns...
Brain inflammation may be linked to several different forms of dementia

Brain inflammation may be linked to several different forms of dementia

According to a new study, brain inflammation may be linked to a number of different forms of dementia. Brain inflammation may be more widely implicated...
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Using AI and robots to safely treat hand tremors

Researchers have developed a machine learning model that allows robots to safely treat the hand tremors associated with neurodegenerative diseases. The research published in Scientific...
Neurons in Parkinson's disease

Research shows that Parkinson’s disease may begin before birth

Stem cell study finds malfunctioning brain cells in Parkinson’s patients diagnosed before the age of 50 – but researchers might have a new treatment People...
Cannabis and Parkinson's: cannabis substitute for treating Parkinson's

Cannabis and Parkinson’s: cannabis substitute for treating Parkinson’s

A drug that provides the benefits obtained from medicinal cannabis without the "high" or other side effects may help to unlock a new treatment...

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