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Methods for the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease and Other alpha-synucleinopathies by Posted Sun 13 Jun 2010 5:00pm Description of Invention: Parkinson's disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by the loss of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra pars compacta. During the course of the disease, proteinaceous cytoplasmic inclusions known as Lewy bodies appear in the dopaminergic neurons. Several lines of evidence ... Read on »
Nasally Delivered Stem Cell Treatment for Parkinson’s Improves Motor Control-Study From Germany by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 13 Mar 2011 1:27am The stem cells survived for 6 months or more in the brain and motor control improved.  This was based on a rat model.  What was also interesting too is that just this week in an European court was the decision that stem cells cannot be patented as a result of this study.  You can read more about the legal decision here.  BD  Stem ... Read on »
Treatments for Parkinson's Disease by Docs Orders Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Parkinson's Disease: Brain surgery Deep Brain Stimulation Gene Therapy Medications for stiffness Medications for tremor Muscle-strengthening exercises Neurosurgery Physical therapy Physiotherapy Rehabilitation These are just some of the t ... Read on »
Pfizer Buys FoldRx–Company Focused on Treatments for Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s Disease, And Cystic fib by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 01 Sep 2010 11:04am The bigger pharma companies continue with acquisitions and FoldRX focuses on niche disease cures in the neurological area.  Next year is when the patent expires for Lipitor and the company is looking for ways to replace lost revenue that will occur when generics become available.  BD  Pfizer Inc.. agreed to buy closely held FoldRx ... Read on »
Vanderbilt-Fox Foundation Partnership Yields Drug-Like Molecules Aimed At Improving Treatment Of Parkinson’s Disease by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Sat 01 Oct 2011 8:24am Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center have achieved a milestone in the development of a potential new treatment for Parkinson’s disease that may improve on some of the limitations of current therapy. Three drug-like molecules that act on a specific glutamate receptor in the brain are ready for the next stage of preclinical tes ... Read on »
Deep Brain Stimulation effective treatment for Parkinson's disease by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Fri 09 Dec 2011 3:12am Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is a form of neuromodulation that has major potential benefits for treating Parkinson's disease patients and tremorShaking or trembling due to involuntary muscle movements.. Neuromodulation expert and Consultant Neurosurgeon, Mr Keyoumars Ashkan , explains that Parkinson's disea ... Read on »
A Promising Target For Developing Treatments Against Parkinson’s Disease by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Tue 24 Aug 2010 11:10am Researchers at Johns Hopkins have shown that using specific drugs can protect nerve cells in mice from the lethal effects of Parkinson’s disease. The researchers’ findings are published in the August 22 issue of Nature Medicine. The newly discovered drugs block a protein that, when altered in people, leads to Parkinson’s disease. Parkinson’ ... Read on »
Current Treatments for Parkinson's Disease by BrainFit .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Muhammed Ali has it. Actor Michael J. Fox has it. Like one million other Americans, they both suffer from Parkinson disease, a life long chronic disease that affects the motor system, the part of the brain that controls movement. WILLIAM KOLLER, MD: We know that a small group of cells die in a very small part of the brain. It's called ... Read on »
Symptoms and Treatment for Early Parkinson's disease by bruce Posted Thu 07 Apr 2011 11:11am Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common neuro-degenerative disorder, after Alzheimer's disease, primarily affecting the elderly people. It is estimated that about 1% of population above the age of 65 years and about 5% above the age of 80 years suffer from PD. It can, therefore, be calculated that in India alone with an estimated ... Read on »
MicroRNA-205 for the Treatment and Diagnosis of Parkinson Disease by Posted Tue 14 Jun 2011 8:00pm Description of Invention: Parkinson disease (PD) is a devastating neurodegenerative movement disorder, pathologically characterized by selective loss of dopaminergic (DA) neurons in the substantia nigra pars compacta (SNpc) and the presence of intracytoplasmic inclusions named Lewy bodies and Lewy neurites (Schapira, Bailliere ... Read on »