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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Parkinson's disease


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.

Parkinson's disease may start even before birth: Study

January 28, 2020 1:09 pm

Parkinson's occurs when brain neurons that make dopamine, a substance that helps coordinate muscle movement, become impaired or die.

Antibiotic use linked to later onset of Parkinson's: Study

November 26, 2019 5:02 pm

Commonly used oral antibiotics can increase the likelihood of a neurodegenerative disorder.

Pale, shaky or blotchy: Your hands could tell a lot about your health

October 15, 2019 1:35 pm

When it comes to health, our hands can reveal some surprising secrets. Find out what they are.

Ear stimulation may help manage Parkinson's symptoms, says study

July 25, 2019 1:14 pm

The stimulation therapy was performed at home using a portable headset produced exclusively for clinical investigations by Scion Neurostim, a US-based device company.

Brain scans can detect Parkinson's years before symptom appear, says study

June 21, 2019 11:50 am

Parkinson's disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder, after Alzheimer's disease. The disease is characterised by movement and cognitive problems but is known to become established in the brain a long time before patients are diagnosed.

World Parkinson's Day 2019: Useful tips to help fight Parkinson's disease

April 11, 2019 1:37 pm

World Parkinson's Day is celebrated on April 11 to create awareness about the long-term degenerative disorder. It also marks the birthday of James Parkinson, a physician who described the disease.

World Parkinson's Day 2018: Experts reveal the symptoms and causes of the disorder

April 11, 2018 6:32 am

World Parkinson's Day is celebrated to create awareness about the disease and it also marks the birthday of James Parkinson, a London physician, who first described the disease. Know the signs and causes of the disorder.

How exercise can slow progression of Parkinson's disease

December 23, 2017 8:00 pm

The researcehrs found that in the running mice, exercise increased brain and muscle expression of a key protective gene called DJ-1, compared to control transgenic animals which had locked running wheels.

Asthma medicine may cut Parkinson's risk by half: Study

September 01, 2017 6:40 pm

Parkinson's is a disease with unknown causes. It destroys the brain cells that control body movements. Shivering, stiff arms and legs and poor coordination are typical symptoms of Parkinson's.