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Impel Raises $67.5M to Advance Intranasal Drugs for CNS Disorders

IMPEL RAISES $67.5M TO ADVANCE INTRANASAL DRUGS FOR CNS DISORDERS

Impel NeuroPharma , which is developing technology to deliver certain therapeutics more effectively to the brain, says it has raised...

STUDY PUBLISHED IN NATURE BIOMED SHOWS PROMISE FOR PATIENTS WITH NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS INCLUDING PARKINSON'S DISEASE, DEPRESSION AND EPILEPSY

Study Demonstrates Targeted Muscle Movement Through Brain Stimulation Without Open Brain Surgery NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 3,...

 
 
 
President George H.W. Bush dies at age 94

PRESIDENT GEORGE H.W. BUSH DIES AT AGE 94

Former President George H.W. Bush died Friday at the age of 94. Bush suffered from a form of Parkinson's disease and was hospitalized...

Humans have two internal 'clocks' can predict the FUTURE

HUMANS HAVE TWO INTERNAL 'CLOCKS' CAN PREDICT THE FUTURE

New research from the University of California, Berkeley, discovered the 'clocks' after experts studied the accuracy of anticipatory...

 
 
 
Hope for Parkinson's patients as scientists discover how to destroy toxic clumps in their brains

HOPE FOR PARKINSON'S PATIENTS AS SCIENTISTS DISCOVER HOW TO DESTROY TOXIC CLUMPS IN THEIR BRAINS

Researchers from Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington DC have discovered blocking a certain protein in the brain can...

Non-Invasive Brain Surgery Boosts Quality of Life for Parkinson's Patients

NON-INVASIVE BRAIN SURGERY BOOSTS QUALITY OF LIFE FOR PARKINSON'S PATIENTS

Focused ultrasound thalamotomy, a form of non-invasive brain surgery that uses sound waves, has been shown to improve the motor function...

 
 
 
Singing may reduce blood pressure and stress levels in people with Parkinson's disease, study says

SINGING MAY REDUCE BLOOD PRESSURE AND STRESS LEVELS IN PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON'S DISEASE, STUDY SAYS

A new study from Iowa State University has found that singing reduced heart rate, blood pressure and cortisol levels in Parkinson's...

 
 
 
Sanofi Pledges $125M to Denali in Pact for Neuro, Inflammation Drugs

SANOFI PLEDGES $125M TO DENALI IN PACT FOR NEURO, INFLAMMATION DRUGS

Sanofi sees potential in two early-stage Denali Therapeutics drugs as a way to reduce inflammation in the brain and throughout the...

Had your appendix removed? You face a LOWER risk of Parkinson's

HAD YOUR APPENDIX REMOVED? YOU FACE A LOWER RISK OF PARKINSON'S

Researchers with the American Association for the Advancement of Science analysed data from more than one million people to uncover...

 
 
 
New VARI Initiative Aims to Understand How Metabolism Drives Disease

NEW VARI INITIATIVE AIMS TO UNDERSTAND HOW METABOLISM DRIVES DISEASE

Back in the 1990s, dietary fat was considered “Enemy Number One.” In the late '80s, new research had found that a diet high in saturated...

Man, 23, is one of Britain's youngest ever patients to be diagnosed with dementia AND Parkinson's

MAN, 23, IS ONE OF BRITAIN'S YOUNGEST EVER PATIENTS TO BE DIAGNOSED WITH DEMENTIA AND PARKINSON'S

Jordan Adams, 23, from Redditch, discovered he has inherited a gene that causes both early onset frontotemporal dementia and Parkinson's...

 
 
 
Helicobacter Pylori Eradication Maybe a Key Treatment for Parkinson's Disease

HELICOBACTER PYLORI ERADICATION MAYBE A KEY TREATMENT FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE

New study finds a strong relationship between the gut bacteria Helicobacter pylori and Parkinson's disease.

ADHD Children at Greater Risk of Developing Parkinson's Disease Early

ADHD CHILDREN AT GREATER RISK OF DEVELOPING PARKINSON'S DISEASE EARLY

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and possibly its medications may increase the risk of early-onset Parkinson's and Parkinson-like...

 
 
 
New Screening Strategy May Help Develop Cure for Parkinson's Disease

NEW SCREENING STRATEGY MAY HELP DEVELOP CURE FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE

New screening strategy identifies novel inhibitors which may cure Parkinson's disease which is a neurodegenerative disease caused by...

Motor and Cognitive Effects of Deep Brain Stimulation in Patients with Parkinson's Disease Studied

MOTOR AND COGNITIVE EFFECTS OF DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION IN PATIENTS WITH PARKINSON'S DISEASE STUDIED

Deep brain stimulation can help improve the quality of life of patients with Parkinson's disease and can help with cognitive processes,...

 
 
 
Being stressed at work increases the risk of Parkinson's disease - but only in men

BEING STRESSED AT WORK INCREASES THE RISK OF PARKINSON'S DISEASE - BUT ONLY IN MEN

Researchers from the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, found that men in demanding, time-pressured jobs that they have little control...

AFTER SEEING POC DATA, KYOWA ADVANCES PARKINSON'S PROGRAM DESPITE BEING DROPPED BY LUNDBECK 

Kyowa Hakko Kirin has posted a look at proof-of-concept data on adenosine A2A receptor antagonist KW-6356 in early Parkinson's disease...

 
 
 
Thinning Retina: Early Warning Sign for Parkinson's Disease

THINNING RETINA: EARLY WARNING SIGN FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Thinning of retina is linked to loss of brain cells that control movement in people with Parkinson's disease.

Intermittent fasting and its effects on the body and brain

INTERMITTENT FASTING AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE BODY AND BRAIN

Intermittent fasting has rapidly gained followers in the medical profession and public arena, but why and how does it work? It's tempting...