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  1. NeuroDerm Ltd. (NDRM) Stock Price Up 3.6%Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Political

    ... The Company is engaged in developing treatments for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, primarily Parkinson's disease, as well as other CNS diseases. The Company is developing ND0612H for the treatment of patients suffering from severe ...

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  2. Singapore Scientists Grow Mini Human BrainsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

    ... is funded by the National Medical Research Council's Translational Clinical Research (TCR) Programme In Parkinson's disease (PD) and A*STAR. Other collaborators are from the Lieber Institute for Brain Development, the Johns Hopkins University School ...

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  3. Tom Peterson's family plans memorial service for icon, businessmanRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Portland Tribune

    The family of Portland businessman Tom Peterson is planning a memorial service for the showman and furniture/electronics store owner who died Monday morning after a battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 86. Details of the memorial have not been set.

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  4. How to be a superheroRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    This September, family, friends and co-workers are teaming up for Parkinson SuperWalk to inspire hope in over 13,300 British Columbians living with Parkinson's disease. This year marks the 21st anniversary of the event taking place in British Columbia, with over 20 communities participating.

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  5. Coffee and asthmaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | BellaOnline

    The caffeine in coffee can get you going in the morning but also may offer health benefits including protecting against type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's disease, liver disease, liver cancer and promoting a healthy heart. Now, add caffeine's benefits for people with allergy or exercise-induced asthma.

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  6. Your Eyes Are a Window Into the Inner Workings of Your BrainRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    ... These findings offer many exciting clues on the spectrum of motor control ranging from maladies such as Parkinson's disease or autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to the fluidity of movement associated with mastering a musical instrument or developing ...

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  7. Parkinson's may soon have a non-invasive treatment - using magnetsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    ... the treatment of Parkinson's - and eventually other neurological and psychological conditions. Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurological condition that affects more than 125,000 people in the UK, often leading to disabling symptoms. At ...

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  8. Why brain neurons in Parkinson's disease stop benefiting from levodopaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Though the drug levodopa can dramatically improve Parkinson's disease symptoms, within five years one-half of the patients using L-DOPA develop an irreversible condition-involuntary repetitive, rapid and jerky movements. This abnormal motor behavior appears only while taking L-DOPA, and it stops if the drug is stopped.

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  9. Deep Brain Stimulation Tested for Early Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MedicineNet

    Deep brain stimulation appears safe for people with early Alzheimer's disease -- and might even slow down memory loss in some, a preliminary study suggests. Deep brain stimulation is already used to treat some cases of Parkinson's disease and certain other brain-based disorders.

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  10. Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACAD) Rating Reiterated by Cowen and CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Political

    ... The Company's lead drug candidate, NUPLAZID (pimavanserin), is under development for the treatment of Parkinson's disease psychosis (PDP). Receive News & Ratings for Acadia Pharmaceuticals Inc. Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a ...

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  11. Cyber Rave: Dance For A CureRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | BlogTO

    ... a cure! Please visit the Michael J Fox Foundation's website and Facebook page for more information on Parkinson's Disease and the charity itself! Sign up for a blogTO account to comment, create to-do lists, mark favourites, save articles, upload ...

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  12. VPS35 regulates cell surface recycling and signaling of dopamine receptor D1.Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Vacuolar protein sorting 35 is a retromer complex component regulating membrane protein trafficking and retrieval. Mutations or dysfunction of VPS35 have been linked to Parkinson's disease , which is pathologically characterized by the loss of dopamine neurons in brain substantia nigra region.

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  13. RAB39B gene mutations are not a common cause of Parkinson's disease or dementia with Lewy bodies.Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... intellectual disabilities. The aim of this study was to address the genetic contribution of RAB39B to Parkinson's disease (PD), dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), and pathologically confirmed Lewy body dementia (pLBD) cases. A cohort of 884 PD, 399 ...

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  14. Epidemiology of Major Neurodegenerative Diseases in Women: Contribution of the Nurses' Health Study.Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To review the contribution of the Nurses' Health Study to identifying the role of lifestyle, diet, and genetic or biological factors in several neurodegenerative diseases, including cognitive decline, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. We completed a narrative review of the publications of the NHS and NHS II between 1976 and 2016.

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  15. The Role of MAPT Haplotype H2 and Isoform 1N/4R in Parkinsonism of Older Adults.Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Recently, we have shown that the Parkinson's disease susceptibility locus MAPT is associated with parkinsonism in older adults without a clinical diagnosis of PD. In this study, we investigated the relationship between parkinsonian signs and MAPT transcripts by assessing the effect of MAPT haplotypes on alternative splicing and expression levels of the most common isoforms in two prospective clinicopathologic studies of aging.

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  16. DJ-1 modulates mitochondrial response to oxidative stress: clues from a novel diagnosis of PARK7.Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | CiteULike

    1 mutations are associated to early-onset Parkinson's disease (PD) and accounts for about 1-2% of the genetic forms. The protein is involved in many biological processes and its role in mitochondrial regulation is gaining great interest, even if its ...

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  17. LRRK2, GBA and SMPD1 Founder Mutations and Parkinson's Disease in Ashkenazi Jews.Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Parkinson's disease is associated with mutations in LRRK2, GBA, and SMPD1 genes. We describe the clinical characteristics of PD patients related to their carrier status of the Ashkenazi founder mutations in the aforementioned genes.

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  18. a Systems View of the Differences between Apoe I 4 Carriers and Non-carriers in Alzheimer's Disease.Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... was mainly enriched in neurological, immunological and cardiovascular diseases and was correlated with Parkinson's disease. These data demonstrate that AD in APOE I 4 carriers involves more genetic factors and particular biological processes, ...

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  19. Enrichment of risk SNPs in regulatory regions implicate diverse...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | CiteULike

    To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document. Recent genome-wide association studies of Parkinson's disease revealed at least 26 risk loci, with associated single nucleotide polymorphisms located in non-coding DNA having unknown functions in risk.

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  20. miR-27a and miR-27b regulate autophagic clearance of damaged...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Loss-of-function mutations in PINK1 and PARKIN are the most common causes of autosomal recessive Parkinson's disease . PINK1 is a mitochondrial serine/threonine kinase that plays a critical role in mitophagy, a selective autophagic clearance of damaged mitochondria.

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