Parkinson’s News

Depression Can Be Worst Part of Parkinson’s

December 3rd, 2012
Depression Can Be Worst Part of Parkinson'sFor those suffering from Parkinson's disease, depression can be more of a burden than  the physical symptoms of the disease, according to early ...

Can Parkinson’s Be Diagnosed in 2 Seconds?

November 24th, 2012
Can Parkinson's Be Diagnosed in 2 Seconds?Parkinson's disease has long been a difficult disease to diagnose accurately. Typically patients who are thought to have the disease are treated with medication. If the medication is ...

For a Few, Kidney Defects May Be Linked with Mental Illness

November 16th, 2012
For a Few, Kidney Defects May Be Linked with Mental Illness  About 10 percent of kids born with kidney defects have alterations in ...

New Model of How ADHD Meds Work

November 12th, 2012
New Model on the Way ADHD Meds WorkNew research has helped scientists understand how medications for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) influence the brain’s reward system. The new model makes ...

Exercise Improves Function in Parkinson’s Disease

November 7th, 2012
Physical Exercise Improves Function in Parkinsons Disease A new randomized clinical trial provides definitive proof that exercise is a good thing for people with Parkinson disease (PD). Researchers discovered ...

Harvard Mouse Study May Help Explain Parkinson’s Puzzle

October 26th, 2012
Harvard Mouse Study May Help Explain Parkinsons PuzzleResearchers at Harvard Medical School may have solved the mystery of why the standard treatment for Parkinson's disease is often ...

Walking to the Beat May Improve Parkinson’s

September 22nd, 2012
Walking to the Beat May Improve Parkinson'sWalking to an audible beat may help individuals who need rehabilitation, according to a University of Pittsburgh study. The findings provide ...

Therapeutic Video Games Aimed at Variety of Illnesses

September 21st, 2012
Video Games are New Tools for Health Care ProvidersVideo games are often criticized for supposedly contributing to inactivity and obesity. A new study discusses a new genre ...

Eye Movements Can Help Diagnose ADHD, Parkinson’s

September 8th, 2012
Eye Movements Can Help Diagnose ADHD, Parkinson's Studying how people move their eyes while watching television could help identify those who have attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), ...

Pro Footballers May Be at Higher Risk of Death from Alzheimer’s and ALS

September 6th, 2012
Pro Footballers May Be at Higher Risk of Death from Alzheimer's and ALS  Professional football players may be at a higher ...