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2011-08-31 12:42:57

An international team of researchers led by neuroscientists at Mayo Clinic in Florida has found a genetic variation they say protects against Parkinson's disease.

2011-08-25 14:51:30

National Institutes of Health researchers have found that Parkin, an important protein linked with some cases of early-onset Parkinson's disease, regulates how cells in our bodies take up and process dietary fats.

2011-08-25 14:48:38

Parkinson disease (PD) is a relatively common neurodegenerative disorder, affecting 1-2% of the world's population over the age of 65 years.

2011-08-15 09:22:00

--New Fundraising Walk Launching in 14 Cities-- MIAMI, August 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Katie Couric has agreed to be the honorary national chair of the National Parkinson Foundation's (NPF) inaugural Moving Day campaign.

2011-08-15 12:16:27

A new study finds that a protein key to Parkinson's disease has likely been mischaracterized.

2011-07-14 15:55:25

Parkinson disease (PD) is a devastating incurable disease in which degeneration of dopamine neurons in the brainstem leads to tremors and problems with movement and coordination.

2011-07-12 12:31:00

A small protein called SUMO might prevent the protein aggregations that typify Parkinson's disease (PD).

2011-07-12 07:37:42

A small protein called SUMO might prevent the protein aggregations that typify Parkinson's disease (PD), according to this study.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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