Tag Archives: Parkinson

Autoimmune Diseases: Parkinson Is In The Cast

Researchers during their search for the causes of Parkinson's disease have come across a fresh and clear track: they have observed a link between Parkinson-typical genetic alterations and T-cell activation. Is any trembling and anxious waiting for new therapeutic more...

Article by Sabine Fliegen

Deep brain stimulation: Mr. Hyde at your fingertips

If no medication works, deep brain stimulation is an option for treating patients with neurological diseases. Disadvantage: The electrical impulses can cause extreme changes in personality. more...

Article by Erich Lederer

Complete Take-Off – The Rise of Space Medicine

Pollings in Japan, Germany and the US document that nearly 60 percent of the age under 50 would travel into space. If space tourism is supposed to work out, medicine has to react now: Space-Docs are working worldwide in research - with impressive results - often more...

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Happy at the Push of a Button

The world seems just grey and bleak for deeply depressive patients. Pills and therapy are not enough to bring back a life in color. Psychiatrists in Bonn are now trying their luck with pulsers directly in the brain: With pulser electrodes they want to make the reward more...

Article by Bettina Reich

Hot wire up

Cluster-headache is one of those things you wouldn't want your worst enemy to have. Deep in the brain, cells go havoc driving the consciousness crazy. But there is hope: A wire in the head can calm the cells down. Sometimes. more...

Article by Philipp Graetzel

Stemcells: Therapy Thanks to a Chopstick Accident

It sounds like an anecdote, but once you take a closer look, you see, it's a small sensation: neuronal stem cells can be hatched relatively effortless to renew damaged organ material - from tissue originating from the damaged brain. New therapies are coming closer and more...

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TCS – light ahead

A sonographic method could soon be the tool to discover Parkinson at an early stage - well before the disease noticeably damages the brain. Along with the patients, ingredient scientists benefit from this method. more...

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