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Parkinson’s disease biomarker found in patient urine samples. Research by Andrew West, Ph.D., and colleagues at the University of Alabama has revealed brand-new type of biomarker — a phosphorylated protein that correlates with the presence and severity of Parkinson’s disease. (more)
Researchers find key to Parkinson’s disease neurodegeneration. “It’s really exciting that we have found a mechanism we can target to create new treatments . . . (more)
Phoenix researchers at Mayo Clinic and Banner Sun Health Research Institute have determined that a saliva gland test can spot early Parkinson’s disease. Arizona researchers Charles Adler, M.D., Ph.D., neurologist, professor of neurology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona, and Thomas Beach, M.D., Ph.D., a neuropathologist with Banner Sun Health Research Institute in Sun City, Arizona . . . (more)
Dementia drug may reduce risk of falls among Parkinson patients. Learn more.
Everyday activity more beneficial than occasional strenuous exercise for Parkinson’s disease. See what a study from the University of Michigan revealed.
A long-term Vanderbilt University Medical Center study of deep brain stimulation (DBS) in early-stage Parkinson’s disease DBS trial moves to next level
Carbidopa/Levodopa Enteral Suspension Method New to U.S. Market – FDA approve Duopa.
Use of anticholinergic drugs does NOT increase risk for dementia in Parkinson disease patients. Read about the study.
New drug that protects dopamine cells raises hopes for Parkinson’s. Click here for details.
Parkinson stem cell therapy OK’ed for testing – reported by the San Diego Union Tribune
Asthma may influence risk for Parkinson disease, according to a Taiwanese study of 10,455 patients.
Early weight loss with Parkinson disease may be a red flag – a study conducted by Massachusetts General Hospital’s Neurological Clinical Research Institute
Click on the images below to view the PowerPoints from PMDAlliance Parkinson’s Conferences.