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Diabetes Medicine Reduces Parkinson’s Risk

Researchers at the Department of Clinical Medicine at the University of Bergen (UiB) have discovered that medical treatment against diabetes reduces the risk of getting Parkinson´s disease by 35 per cent. "We have made an important discovery, which takes us a step further towards solving the Parkinson´s riddle," says researcher Charalampos

New Drug May Treat and Limit Progression of Parkinson’s Disease

Symptoms of Parkinson's disease are commonly managed using a selective dopamine receptor agonists. While these drugs are useful in early-stage Parkinson's, they tend to lose efficacy in later disease stages. As important, currently marketed drugs do not appear to modify disease progression. A research team including Binghamton University psychology professor

Iron Deficiency May Increase Stroke Risk Through Sticky Blood

Scientists at Imperial College London have discovered that iron deficiency may increase stroke risk by making the blood more sticky. The findings, published in the journal PLOS ONE, could ultimately help with stroke prevention. Every year, 15 million people worldwide suffer a stroke. Nearly six million die and another five million

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