New findings reveal exercise increases levels of endocannabinoids in the body. The findings may explain some of the beneficial effects of exercise on the brain and body.
Findings reveal a common Parkinson’s disease genetic mutation drives mislocalization of iron in activated microglia.
The COVID causing SARS-CoV-2 protein interacts with alpha-synuclein, speeding up the formation of amyloid plaques, a new study reports.
Researchers have refined a molecule that shows promise for the prevention of Parkinson’s disease.
Chains of fatty acids in the lysosome that are one-half nanometer longer than normal-length chains were associated with a degenerative form of Gaucher disease, a genetic condition related to Parkinson’s disease.
A new study sheds light on the genetic causes of a range of neurodegenerative disorders, including ALS, Parkinson’s disease, and Huntington’s disease, and determines factors that impact the age of onset as well as disease severity.
Numerous studies have found dancing can help promote improved mental health and overall wellbeing, regardless of a person’s age. Researchers explore why some people are “born to dance”.
Increased ceramide levels in the brain may be a unique feature of all types of Lewy body dementias, including LBD associated with Parkinson’s disease.
Musical therapy can help to improve fine motor skills in patients with Parkinson’s disease.
A majority of Parkinson’s patients report a diminished sense of smell, which starts to occur a number of years before the onset of other symptoms. Researchers are exploring whether scent-processing neurons which connect the nose to the brain may play a…