2 Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Tied to Lower Risk of Parkinson's

By Robert PreidtHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 28, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Two rheumatoid arthritis drugs show potential for lowering the risk of Parkinson’s disease, new research shows. Some previous studies have found that people with rheumatoid arthritis have a lower risk of Parkinson’s, and it was suggested that a class of rheumatoid arthritis drugs called… Continue reading 2 Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs Tied to Lower Risk of Parkinson's

More Berries, Red Wine in Diet Might Slow Parkinson's

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Jan. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Red wine may be a guilty pleasure, but new research shows it might also be a powerful weapon against the ravages of Parkinson’s disease. Why? The antioxidants in red wine, and fruit such as berries for that matter, might slow progression of the… Continue reading More Berries, Red Wine in Diet Might Slow Parkinson's

More Americans Are Dying From Parkinson's Disease

By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — The number of Americans who are dying from Parkinson’s disease has jumped by 63% in the past two decades, new research shows. The fresh analysis also revealed that men face double the risk of dying from the progressive and incurable disease than women.… Continue reading More Americans Are Dying From Parkinson's Disease

Mike Tindall on Parkinson's Disease

The former England rugby player speaks to those living with the same condition as his father. Source link

Trial Into Antioxidant for Parkinson's Disease Yields Disappointing Results

By Cara MurezHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) – Researchers hoped to show that the natural antioxidant urate could delay Parkinson’s disease progression, but a study completed at Massachusetts General Hospital dashed those expectations. The trial enrolled nearly 300 individuals recently diagnosed with early Parkinson’s disease, which affects the body’s motor system. Symptoms… Continue reading Trial Into Antioxidant for Parkinson's Disease Yields Disappointing Results

Alex Echo: Artist reveals 'shock' over Parkinson's diagnosis

Alex Echo has been forced to give up most of his painting work, but is now championing digital art. Source link

Billy Connolly: Challenges of Parkinson's getting worse

Scottish comedian Sir Billy Connolly has said the medical challenges he faces while filming for television are “getting worse”. He was speaking during a session at the Edinburgh TV Festival honouring the 78-year-old with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the industry. Sir Billy was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2013 and retired… Continue reading Billy Connolly: Challenges of Parkinson's getting worse

Ex-England captain reunites with dad with Parkinson's

Former England rugby union captain Mike Tindall has been reunited with his father, who has Parkinson’s disease, after six months apart during the pandemic. Philip Tindall was diagnosed with the condition in 2003, the same year his son won the Rugby World Cup. Source link

Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's May Help Long Term

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Parkinson’s disease patients can get symptom relief with deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy that lasts over the long term, a new study shows. Over 15 years, patients who received DBS, which requires surgical implantation, had significant improvement in motor symptoms and less need… Continue reading Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's May Help Long Term

New Insights Into Parkinson's Hallucinations

By Amy Norton               HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Parkinson’s disease is widely seen as a movement disorder, but it can cause an array of symptoms, including hallucinations. Now a new study has shed light on what is happening in the brain during those disturbances. The… Continue reading New Insights Into Parkinson's Hallucinations