Scientists have made a ‘vital step’ towards understanding the origins of Parkinson’s disease – the fastest growing neurological condition in the world.
Feb. 11, 2021 • ~5 min
For the first time, neuroscientists were able to observe how individual neurons paint a rich and detailed representation of others’ beliefs, including whether they were true or not.
Jan. 27, 2021 • ~5 min
Driving force behind cellular ‘protein factories’ could have implications for neurodegenerative disease
Researchers have identified the driving force behind a cellular process linked to neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s and motor neurone disease.
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~7 min
Scientists have found a way to create the Parkinson's drug L-DOPA and the amino acid proline out of garbage materials.
Nov. 27, 2020 • ~6 min
A new wireless chip tested in rats could pave the way for advances in our understanding of how the brain works, researchers say.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~4 min
Using a method originally developed to detect mad cow disease, researchers discovered that a simple skin test can accurately identify Parkinson's disease.
Oct. 23, 2020 • ~5 min
Emily Balskus has won the Alan T. Waterman Award, the National Science Foundation's most prestigious prize for scientists under 40 in the United States.
Aug. 5, 2020 • ~6 min
Researchers have used deep brain stimulation with light on rats to alleviate symptoms of Parkinson's disease.
April 28, 2020 • ~8 min
Cognitive behavioral therapy can help treat depression and anxiety in people with Parkinson's disease. That can slow decline, too.
April 2, 2020 • ~3 min
Understanding more about how a system that protects brain cells affects sleep could reveal a connection between sleep disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.
March 13, 2020 • ~5 min