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Measles virus plays key role in Paget’s disease of bone


January 15th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): A team of researchers, led by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, have found that a gene from the measles virus plays a key role in the ... Read more...

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Spinal cord stimulation may aid Parkinson’s patients


June 15th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 15 (ANI): A new study claims that high frequency stimulation of spinal cord may benefit Parkinson's patients.Ming Cheng, MD, is a neurosurgeon at Rhode Island Hospital and the lead author ... Read more...

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Sense of smell test key to tackling Parkinson’s disease


June 12th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Scientists have warned that losing the sense of smell could be an early sign of Parkinson's disease.Dr. Silke Nuber, from the Department of Medical Genetics, University of Tubingen, ... Read more...

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Scientists use zebrafish to study Parkinson’s disease


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington April 23 (ANI): Scientists have recently developed a zebrafish model for Parkinson's disease that can be used for understanding the mechanism underlying its development.The knowledge gained will be helpful for ... Read more...

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Drug rasagiline may slow Parkinson’s progression


September 24th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 24 (ANI): Scientists from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that drug rasagiline not only helps treat the symptoms of Parkinson's Disease, but also slows the rate of disease ... Read more...

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French farmers exposed to pesticides more prone to Parkinson’s disease


June 5th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 5 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have found that professional exposure of French farm workers to pesticides makes them prone to Parkinson's disease (PD).The researchers observed that the risk ... Read more...

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Transplanted dopamine neurons affected by Parkinsons progression


April 7th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by admin
London , Apr 7 (ANI): In what may be called a breakthrough discovery, researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Rush University Medical Center have found that dopamine neurons transplanted ... Read more...

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Peptide therapy may prevent Parkinsons progression


November 22nd, 2007 - 3:56 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): A new study has shown that peptide therapy can prevent the progression of Parkinsons disease.Scientists from the Rush University Medical Center along with researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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