M. Anne Harris, Joseph K. Tsui, Stephen A. Marion, Hui Shen and Kay Teschke. “Association of Parkinson's disease with infections and occupational exposure to possible vectors.” Movement Disorders, 2 July 2012. M. Anne Harris, Stephen A. Marion, John J. Spinelli, Joseph K. C. Tsui, Kay Teschke. “Occupational Exposure to Whole-Body Vibration and Parkinson's Disease: Results From a Population-based Case-Control Study.” Am. J. Epidemiol. , July 12, 2012.
Kirtan Kriya Meditation (KKM), a type of yoga, reduces inflammation – thereby curbing the stress response of caregivers to those affected by chronic diseases.
Damaged heart tissue of older heart failure patients was rejuvenated by stem cells modified by scientists at San Diego State University's Heart Institute.
Professional and peer health coaches provide ongoing support, accountability and information to promote behavior change.
Severe influenza and exposure to high-intensity vibrations raise a person’s risks of developing Parkinson's Disease later in life.
Increased intake of Vitamins C and E, and the mineral selenium, associate with lower incidence of pancreatic cancer.
Rush University (US) researcher reports that nearly 500,000 deaths in 2007 are attributable to the condition, factoring in chronic coexisting conditions.
Harvard Medical School (US) team urges that the elimination of physical inactivity could reduce global rates deaths by all causes by at least 5.3m annually.
Scientists at the University of Manchester (UK) have uncovered how the internal mechanisms in nerve cells wire the brain, paving the way to new avenues.
Demographic analysis suggests a link between the month of a person’s birth and his/her potential longevity.
Johns Hopkins researchers successfully use nanoscale artificial fiber scaffolds to help coax stem cells into developing into cartilage.
The kitchen spice rack may contain non-drug therapies for progressive neurological disorders that damage or destroy the function of neurons.
Blocked blood vessels in the brain, that are too small to be seen with current medical imaging technologies, may contribute to declines in walking ability and m
People with Parkinson's Disease are at a higher risk of melanoma, the most dangerous type of skin cancer and the leading cause of death from skin diseases.
U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences finds that people with diabetes may have a slightly increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease.
A gene therapy called NLX-P101 dramatically reduces movement impairment in Parkinson's patients.
Caspases, a family of enzymes, play a role in the inflammatory process associated with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases.
Rich in anthocyanins, berries may lower a person’s risk of developing Parkinson’s Disease by up to 40%.
Neuronal exhaustion can lead to premature cell death, potentially triggering the onset of Parkinson’s symptoms.
Industrial release of copper and manganese correlate to increased cases of Parkinson’s.
A newly discovered genetic contributor to late-onset, sporadic Parkinson's disease implicates the immune system.
Order the Book
Order the eBook
28. Defend Against Atomic Pickpockets: Vitamin C
Antioxidant supplements (Vitamin A, C, E, and selenium) protect cells by neutralizing free radicals, atomic fragments that cause cellular destruction and produce metabolic waste.
Vitamin C raises "good" cholesterol (HDL), and prevents "bad" cholesterol (LDL) from oxidation, which subsequently prevents the build-up of athlerosclerotic plaques on the blood vessel wall that contribute to cardiovascular disease. In a study by University of California-Los Angeles School of Health, men who took vitamin C daily had a 45% lower risk of heart attack than men whose intake was less than the U.S. RDA.