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Parkinson's disease


Why researchers are turning to music as a possible treatment for stroke, brain injuries and even Parkinson's

November 23, 2021 11:55 am

Neurologic music therapy works a bit like physiotherapy or speech therapy, in that it aims to help patients manage symptoms and function better in their daily life. Therapy sessions use musical or rhythmical exercises to help patients regain functional skills.

Viral infections may promote neurodegenerative diseases: study

October 20, 2021 4:39 pm

Certain viral molecules facilitate intercellular spreading of protein aggregates that are hallmarks of brain diseases.

What is Deep Brain Stimulation? Doctor explains the 'fully-awake' surgical method for Parkinson’s Disease

September 08, 2021 6:52 pm

It is important to understand the disease, but more important to translate this understanding to better therapy, which may not cure/stop the progression, but give better quality living

Swiss hiker defies Parkinson's, plans new challenge

July 22, 2021 4:11 pm

Yves Auberson overcame muscle spasms and other symptoms to make the three-month trek last year. Setting off eastwards from Montreux where he works as a coach in a clinic, he scaled high-altitude peaks, passing cows grazing in lush green pastures

Swedish designer's new suit aims to improve mobility in Parkinson's, stroke and celebral palsy patients

April 26, 2021 10:57 am

The single-piece suit is equipped with 58 imbedded electrodes, which are adjusted to the user’s individual needs

Parkinson’s disease: Debunking common myths about signs, treatment

April 11, 2021 9:30 am

"Tremor is very common in Parkinson's Disease, but 10-15 per cent of patients may not have tremor at all"

Can a simple swab test help diagnose and monitor Parkinson's disease?

March 11, 2021 6:51 pm

Currently, there is no cure and no definitive test for Parkinson's. Diagnosis can take years

Parkinson’s disease: Everything you need to know about the neurological disorder

November 10, 2020 2:11 pm

It occurs and progresses with ageing, but in rare cases, it is also witnessed among children and teenagers, said Dr Rajul Aggrawal, senior consultant, neurologist, Sri Balaji Action Medical Institute, New Delhi

Pune teen develops wearable device to track tremors in Parkinson's patients

October 17, 2020 9:06 am

The lockdown gave Jui Keskar ample time to experiment with various gadgets and sensors, which finally culminated in JTumour 3-D, a wearable device model that tracks the patient's tremors upon the disease attack, in real-time.

World Parkinson's Day: Can you tell the facts from the myths?

April 11, 2020 10:03 am

As it is a progressive disorder, it needs regular following up with a movement disorder neurologist, who would fine-tune the medications depending on the condition of the patient on follow-up evaluation.