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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...

 
 
 
Revered actor Alan Alda, 82, reveals he has Parkinson's disease 

REVERED ACTOR ALAN ALDA, 82, REVEALS HE HAS PARKINSON'S DISEASE 

The 82-year-old, who played doctor Hawkeye Pierce in M.A.S.H. and presidential contender Arnold Vanick in West Wing, was diagnosed...

'M*A*S*H' Actor Alan Alda Says He Has Parkinson's Disease

'M*A*S*H' ACTOR ALAN ALDA SAYS HE HAS PARKINSON'S DISEASE

The 82-year-old, who was diagnosed over three years ago, said he decided to share the news “to encourage others to take action.”

 
 
 
'M.A.S.H.' star Alan Alda reveals he has Parkinson's disease

'M.A.S.H.' STAR ALAN ALDA REVEALS HE HAS PARKINSON'S DISEASE

Alda said he was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disorder three and a half years ago.

Alan Alda has Parkinson's disease

ALAN ALDA HAS PARKINSON'S DISEASE

He was diagnosed three and a half years ago.

 
 
 
Alan Alda Has Parkinson's Disease: "It's Like a Puzzle to Be Solved"

ALAN ALDA HAS PARKINSON'S DISEASE: "IT'S LIKE A PUZZLE TO BE SOLVED"

Alan Alda revealed he has Parkinson's disease in an appearance on CBS This Morning Tuesday. The M*A*S*H star revealed he had been diagnosed...

Parkinson's Patients Can Benefit from Treatments Targeting LRRK2 Gene

PARKINSON'S PATIENTS CAN BENEFIT FROM TREATMENTS TARGETING LRRK2 GENE

LRRK2 gene plays a vital role in non-hereditary Parkinson's disease. Therapies targeting this gene could benefit most of the people...

 
 
 
Ice Hockey Players and Boxers Have a Higher Risk of Parkinson's Development: Study

ICE HOCKEY PLAYERS AND BOXERS HAVE A HIGHER RISK OF PARKINSON'S DEVELOPMENT: STUDY

Sports that result in repetitive head injuries may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease, finds a new study.

Newly Identified Target May Help With Drug Discovery for Chronic Inflammatory Diseases

NEWLY IDENTIFIED TARGET MAY HELP WITH DRUG DISCOVERY FOR CHRONIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASES

NewsBlocking the CMPK2 enzyme may result in new treatments for osteoarthritis, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, lung cancer...

 
 
 
Here's the email 23andMe sent its customers after GSK bought a $300 million stake in the company

HERE'S THE EMAIL 23ANDME SENT ITS CUSTOMERS AFTER GSK BOUGHT A $300 MILLION STAKE IN THE COMPANY

Kimberly White/Getty 23andMe on Wednesday announced a partnership with pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline to develop new treatments for diseases...