A week ago today, the unforgettable, award-winning actor Robin Williams passed away at the age of 63. While family, friends, and innumerous fans worldwide mourn the loss this beloved star, much needed awareness about depression—and just how serious an illness it can … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know About Parkinson’s Disease
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A research team from the University of Bergen in Norway, in collaboration with scientists at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA, examined the effect of 1,000 different medications to see which ones may lower or increase the risk of Parkinson's disease. The first author of the … [Read more...] about Parkinson’s: Asthma drugs may cut risk by a third
A number of recent studies suggest that dietary nicotine might have the ability to slow the progress of Parkinson's disease. If this is proven to be the case, it could pave the way to safe and effective treatments for the disease. In this article, we will take a look at one of … [Read more...] about Can Dietary Nicotine Help Fight Parkinson’s Disease?
Neurologists in the US suggest irregular arm swings while walking could be an early sign of Parkinson's disease and scientific measurement of such a suspected symptom could help diagnose the disease earlier, giving greater opportunity to slow brain cell damage and disease … [Read more...] about Irregular Arm Swing Could Be Early Sign Of Parkinson’s
Trying to find drugs to improve the lives of Parkinson’s patients is an ongoing struggle. In a big leap for sufferers, the FDA has just approved a novel drug known as “Azilect” (rasagiline). The first of its type to be approved by the FDA, this drug inhibits the … [Read more...] about New Drug Approved by FDA for Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease