Tag Archives: Parkinson’s Disease
New Delhi: In a groundbreaking study, scientists at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi have described a new type of diabetes they term as “Diabetes Type 4”. This new discovery is expected to open a new field of therapy for glaucoma and neurodegenerative diseases.
Singapore: Scientists in Singapore have made a big leap on research on the ‘mini-brain’. These advanced mini versions of the human midbrain will help researchers develop treatments and conduct other studies into Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and ageing-related brain diseases.
New York: A component of aspirin can block a cell death associated with neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s disease, a new study says.
Recently, on unfolding Hindustan Times, I noticed a headline to a column that went on to elaborate that India has the third highest number of dementia patients. Professor Prince of London who made this claim is one of the world leaders in neuroscience research.
New York (IANS): US researchers have identified what happens to the brain with the progression of Parkinson’s disease, thereby opening the door for a simple test to measure the disease advancement.
The Department of Neurology, All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi has invited applications for the post of Senior Research Officer (medical graduate with minimum six years of clinical work experience) for a project of Indian funding agency on Parkinson’s Disease for a period one and half month.
Washington: The surgeon who more than two decades ago pioneered deep brain stimulation surgery in the United States to treat people with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders has now developed a new way to perform the surgery — which allows for more accurate placement of the brain electrodes and likely is safer for patients.
Sydney: Scientists have discovered a new avenue for the treatment of vision loss, one of the complications of Parkinson’s disease.