Better markers will enable earlier diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease that would benefit future treatments designed to slow or even stop the degeneration.
Neuroinflammation is associated with severe depression, fatigue, and cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s sufferers. The question seems to be, is it causal?
Drugs called PARP inhibitors are currently undergoing clinical trials for a number of cancers. Will they be helpful in Parkinson’s disease as well?
Deep brain simulation for late-stage, early onset Parkinson’s might provide some hope for those for whom medications no longer work well.
Anxiety does indeed predict Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis. This is likely because seeing early symptoms of undiagnosed Parkinson’s causes anxiety.
Because accumulation of the C1q protein sets the stage for an immune response that destroys synapses, Parkinson’s might be called an autoimmune disease.
Initial runs of the algorithm are finding relationships to redox-active metals like crazy. What is the relationship between copper and Parkinson’s disease?
Parkinson’s gradual deterioration is certainly preferable to a stroke. Sufferers can also celebrate small victories, like outlasting their prognosis.
Researchers hope to find methods of preventing the oxidative stress from occurring, minimizing the deterioration in the brains of Parkinson’s sufferers.
Don’t forget, this unit must be small, portable and very powerful. See how cramped everything is inside? A portable mini supercomputer.