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Researchers find new way to stimulate cellular recycling process - Scienmag: Latest Science and Health News

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] — Brown University researchers studying the biology of aging have demonstrated a new strategy for stimulating …

8 Mind-Bending Optical Illusions (And What They Reveal About How Our Brains Work)

They say “seeing is believing,” but can you really trust what you see?<p>Take this famous optical experiment as an example: Do the orange circles appear …

The Dirty Secret of California's Cannabis: It's Dirty

This is a story about marijuana that begins in a drawer of dead birds. In the specimen collections of the California Academy of Sciences, curator …

Cannabis

Parkinson's disease progression can be slowed with vigorous exercise, study shows

His friends noticed the tremor before he did. It started in his left hand, Geoffrey Rogers said, but before long the trembling affected his right too.<p>The cause, doctors found, was Parkinson’s disease.<p>At Rush University Medical Center, where Rogers, then 64, received a second opinion, the father of …

DNA-Based Diet Advice Is Big Business With Little Scientific Support

Tech companies are selling expensive diets based on genetic and microbiome sequencing. But scientists say there are no shortcuts to healthy weight loss.<p>If you believe nutrition scientists, healthy eating is a simple — if difficult — pursuit: Eat lots of vegetables, fruit, whole grains, seafood, and …

Scots trial boost in Parkinson’s battle

Cannabis studies overestimate the drug's benefits because participants know they are 'high', expert says

Some cannabis studies may overstate the substance's benefits because participants know when they are 'high', one scientist argues.<p>Countless studies …

Cannabis

How the Brain Beats Distraction to Retain Memories

<i>Summary: A new study reveals a mechanism that may explain how the brain is able to retain memories when faced with distraction. The findings could</i> …

Neuroscience

How to Find a Study and Get the Science Right

In this series, I’ve taken you through the basics of science reporting in the media. You’ve learned why so few articles in the media honestly report …

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New non-invasive eye test can detect Alzheimer’s 20 years before symptoms start

<b>A new cost-effective, simple way to test for Alzheimer's Disease could be a game changer for the early detection and prevention of the debilitating</b> …

U.S. Health Agency to Crack Down on Risky Stem Cell Offerings — EDGE Media Network

Open this story in Apple News.<p>For the best reading experience, open this story on a device with Apple News. It may also be available on the …

Could the air you breathe be a factor in Parkinson's?

Could the air you breathe, specifically through your nose, be a factor in the development of Parkinson's disease? That's a question a Michigan State …

Ospedale Classificato Moriggia Pelascini

In collaboration with Prof. Leopold Saltuari from the University Clinic of Innsbruck, and under the leadership of Prof. Giuseppe Frazzitta, the …

OSU researchers make breakthrough in solving 50-year-old problem in hearing technology

Analyzing the effectiveness of vocal features in early telediagnosis of Parkinson's disease.

2017 Aug 9;12(8):e0182428. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0182428. eCollection 2017.<p>1Department of Software Engineering, Bahcesehir University, Istanbul, …

Machine Learning

The efficacy and feasibility of aquatic physiotherapy for people with Parkinson's disease: a systematic review. - PubMed

PURPOSE:<p>To critically evaluate the literature regarding the efficacy and feasibility of aquatic physiotherapy in people with Parkinson's …

Physiotherapy

Facial emotion decoding in patients with Parkinson's disease. - PubMed

PURPOSE:<p>In line with the growing attention on non-motor symptoms and disturbance of affective and emotional processing in Parkinson's disease, we …

Study: Singing may benefit Parkinson's patients

Parkinson's Disease

The effects of exergaming and treadmill training on gait, balance, and cognition in a person with Parkinson's disease: A case study. - PubMed

BACKGROUND:<p>Parkinson's disease (PD) commonly impairs posture, gait, and cognition. Exercise in the form of aerobic activity as well as exergaming may …

National randomized controlled trial of virtual house calls for Parkinson disease. - PubMed

OBJECTIVE:<p>To determine whether providing remote neurologic care into the homes of people with Parkinson disease (PD) is feasible, beneficial, and …

Dogs could sniff out Parkinson’s disease years before symptoms appear

Dogs could soon be used to sniff out Parkinson’s disease years before symptoms start to show.<p>Scientists are trying to discover which odour molecules are linked to the disease so that dogs can be trained to spot the illness.<p>Researchers at Manchester University first began to believe Parkinson’s …

The Human Army Using Phones to Teach AI to Drive

As her fellow patients read dog-eared magazines or swipe through Instagram, Shari Forrest opens an app on her phone and gets busy training artificial …

Parkinson's disease breakthrough 'could lead to cure'

Scientists believe they have discovered that Parkinson’s disease is caused in a different way than previously thought and also a possible new way of …

Listen up: How Parkinson's disease is different for women

Parkinson's disease is one of the most devastating illnesses a human can get. The degenerative illness slowly robs the person of their ability to …

I spent three days as a hunter-gatherer to see if it would improve my gut health

Mounting evidence suggests that the richer and more diverse the community of microbes in your gut the lower your risk of disease. Diet is key to …

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Century-old Parkinson's question answered

<b>Scientists say they have found the first direct evidence that the immune system does attack the brain in Parkinson's disease.</b><p>The role of "autoimmunity" was first suggested nearly a century ago, but had not been confirmed.<p>The discovery, in the journal Nature, suggests that drugs to calm the immune …

Immune System