World Parkinson’s Day 2019: Useful tips to help fight Parkinson’s disease

On April 11,World Parkinson’s Day has been celebrated to create awareness about the long-term degenerative disorder.It also marks the birthday of James Parkinson,a physician who described the disease. Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative disease. Parkinson’s disease affects the nerve cells in the brain that produce dopamine. It leads to progressive loss of controlled muscle activity,which leads… Continue reading World Parkinson’s Day 2019: Useful tips to help fight Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s drug trial offers glimmer of hope for cell repair

According to scientists, clinical trials of experimental treatment for Parkinson’s disease could not substantially prove whether the treatment was able to halt or slow down the disease. The treatment is called Glial Cell Line Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF). GDNF is made by privately-held Canadian biotech firm MedGenesis Therapeutix. Clinical trials are scientific studies conducted to find… Continue reading Parkinson’s drug trial offers glimmer of hope for cell repair