In a new study, researchers identify the CMPK2 enzyme that plays a huge role in triggering inflammation. This finding could help design an inhibitor that can help slow down chronic inflammatory disorders such as cancer, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's.
Human stem cells derived from the skin and placed in Petri dish are capable of turning into some sort of human brain tissue.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Thursday that it will allow the marketing of 23andMe Personal Genome Service Genetic Health Risk (GHR) tests to give consumers information regarding their risk to certain diseases.
Researchers have identified a potential biological connection between gut microbiome and Parkinson's disease, suggesting that the incurable neurodegenerative disease may have originated in the gut and not only in the brain as had been previously thought.
Scientists grow brains the size of rice grains to help researchers develop treatments for Parkinson’s disease and other aging-related brain diseases.
After years of study, scientists have uncovered a third gene that is said to cause Parkinson’s disease.
A lab at University of California, San Francisco has made new learnings regarding the brain-path reasons why songbirds sometimes mix it up musically and other times sing by rote.
Tango dancing may be beneficial to Parkinson's patients, offering an easy and fun way to fight this debilitating disease.
It's been said that listening to music is good for the soul, and now new research shows that it's good for the brain, too.
If only beer were as good for you as the press has been making red wine out to be. The pub crawlers everywhere could celebrate with a hearty and healthy brew! Now, they may have reason to do just hat. Researchers have found a compound from hops could help protect the brain from damage, and potentially even slow the onset of Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease.