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2012-01-17 16:55:55

Imagine if doctors could spot Parkinson’s disease at its inception and treat the protein that triggers it before the disease can sicken the patient.

2012-01-17 13:24:51

Scientists at the University of York have made a significant step forward in isolating the cause of Parkinson's disease in younger adults.

2011-12-28 06:00:00

"Take Charge of Parkinson's Disease: Dynamic Lifestyle Changes to Put You in the Driver's Seat," an unusual how-to book for anyone on the journey of living with PD, offers new

2011-12-23 06:48:20

A new strategy in treating Parkinson patients may help calm tremors and help people live a more normal life.

2011-12-19 14:57:47

Stabilizing the cell's power-generating center protects against Parkinson's disease (PD) in a rat model.

2011-12-16 13:59:19

Parkinson's disease is marked by the abnormal accumulation of α-synuclein and the early loss of dopamine neurons in the substantia nigra region of the brain.

2011-12-01 01:47:31

A new research report appearing in the December issue of the FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org) shows how scientists from the United Kingdom have developed a simple blood test to detect Parkinson's disease even at the earliest stages.

2011-11-30 10:46:46

A University of Kentucky faculty member is a contributing author on a new study demonstrating a connection between a common solvent chemical and Parkinson's disease.

2011-11-11 01:20:16

Current thinking about Parkinson's disease is that it's a disorder of mitochondria, the energy-producing organelles inside cells, causing neurons in the brain's substantia nigra to die or become impaired.

2011-10-26 00:31:39

23andMe, Inc., a leading personal genetics company, has announced the first-time discovery of the potentially protective nature of the gene serum/glucocorticoid regulated kinase 1 (SGK1) which appears to be protective against a high-risk leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 (LRRK2) mutation for Parkinson’s disease (PD).


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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