Plymouth scientists receive MRC grant to lead new and effective therapies for Parkinson's disease

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A team of scientists led by researchers at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry, has received a grant from the Medical Research Council (MRC) for work...

New hypothesis about emergence of Parkinson's disease

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The cause of neuronal death in Parkinson' s disease is still unknown, but a new study proposes that neurons may be mistaken for foreign invaders and killed by the person's own...

Crossing the finish line of a 5K run was just a start for young woman with Parkinson's disease

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As the finish line for her 5K event got closer, Cary Ann Bailey cried.

Parkinson's Drug Shows Promise in Preventing Breast Cancer

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Women with mutations in the BRCA1 gene are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer, and there are currently no drugs proven to reduce their cancer risk. One drug, called...

Heiko Braak, MD, Author of Parkinson's Staging Procedure, Honored with 2014 Robert A. Pritzker Prize

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NEW YORK, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Heiko Braak, MD, who proposed a novel pathway of Parkinson' s disease progression, is the recipient of the 2014 Robert A....

Neuronascent Successfully Completes Pre-IND Meeting With FDA for Alzheimer's Disease Therapeutic

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Neuronascent, Inc. , a company focused on developing its novel therapeutic candidates for new neuron formation in Alzheimer's disease , Parkinson' s disease and Down syndrome,...

Is Parkinson's an autoimmune disease?

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The cause of neuronal death in Parkinson' s disease is still unknown, but a new study proposes that neurons may be mistaken for foreign invaders and killed by the person's own...

Letter: Get informed about Parkinson's disease

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EDITOR: April is Parkinson' s Awareness Month. In the U.S., between 50,000 and 60,000 people are newly diagnosed with Parkinson' s every year, adding to the 4 to 6 million people...

International Stem Cell Corporation to Provide an Update on Its Parkinson's Disease Program at the 66th American ...

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CARLSBAD, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 22, 2014) - International Stem Cell Corporation ( OTCQB : ISCO ) ( www.internationalstemcell.com ), a California-based biotechnology company...

Treating depression in Parkinson's Disease patients: New research

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Interesting new information has been found from a study on depression and neuropsychological function in Parkinson' s disease. The study, which assessed cognitive function in...