Every movement made at the Parkinson’s Association of San Diego’s “Step by Step” 5k walk at Liberty Station Sunday will be a small victory for an organization whose future was recently in serious doubt.After laying off its entire staff in late 2016, the … [Read more...] about Parkinson’s 5k shows nonprofit’s rebound
Michael J. Fox. Photo: Paul Hudson/Creative Commons An Austrian company has developed a potentially viable vaccine for early-stage Parkinson's disease. The treatment, which is designed to slow or even stop progression of the disease, has undergone a Phase I clinical trial, … [Read more...] about Austrian biotech firm’s Parkinson’s vaccine
Roughly 1.5 million people are afflicted with Parkinson's disease in the United States. Along with a few hundred monkeys. One of those monkeys, perhaps even the tawny-furred rhesus macaque I'm now observing, may hold the key to eradicating this chronic, degenerative, incurable … [Read more...] about The Cure for Parkinson’s Disease?
(Natural News) A recent study published in Movement Disorders revealed that changes in gut bacterial communities may serve as an early indicator of Parkinson’s disease.It was previously inferred that the debilitating neurological disease may be caused by outside … [Read more...] about Imbalanced gut microbes found to precede Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis… is the GUT changing neuromuscular control?
The US Food and Drug Administration have given approval to an implantable brain stimulation device for reducing the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and essential tremor when medication alone is unable to provide adequate relief. The Brio Neurostimulation System is the second … [Read more...] about Parkinson’s brain implant approved by FDA