Wobbly News Update 24 October 2012

Parkinson’s Patients Benefit from Physical Therapy…ALSO…Brain Scan Can Predict The Course of Parkinson’s Disease…ALSO…. It May be Possible To Delay The Onset Of Neurodegenerative With An  Immunosuppressive Drug

Parkinson’s Patients Benefit from Physical Therapy

Physical therapy helps people with Parkinson’s disease over the short term, researchers from the University of Birmingham, UK, reported in the BMJ (British Medical Journal). More here

Brain Scan Can Predict The Course of Parkinson’s Disease

The DaTscan, a special type of dopamine transporter imaging brain scan, may help doctors predict how a newly diagnosed patient’s Parkinson’s disease will progress, researchers from the University of Rochester reported in the journal Movement Disorders.  More here

It May be Possible To Delay The Onset Of Neurodegenerative With An Immunosuppressive Drug

Rapamycin, a drug used to prevent rejection in transplants, could delay the onset of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. More here

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