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Is Parkinson’s an Autoimmune Disease?

Attack by Own Immune System May Kill Neurons in Parkinson’s ...

Fighting Parkinson’s with the power of dance

Brisbane researchers are measuring the power of dance for a special group of Queenslanders. ...

Getting To The Root Of Parkinson's Disease

Working with human neurons and fruit flies, researchers at Johns Hopkins have identified and then shut down a biological process that appears to trigger a particular form of Parkinson’s disease present in a large number of patients. A report on the study, in the April 10 issue of the journal Cell, could lead to new treatments for this disorder. ... Full story

Too much protein may kill brain cells as Parkinson’s progresses

NIH-funded study on key Parkinson’s gene finds a possible new target for monitoring the disease ... Full story

World's largest ever Parkinson's disease study

This week marks National Parkinson’s Awareness Week. ... Full story

Synthetic gene circuits pump up cell signals

Rice University research targets Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, other proteasomal diseases ... Full story

MU Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders to Partner with Mercy Autism Center

Affiliation will expand autism care, education and research in Missouri ... Full story

Study Helps Unravel the Tangled Origin of ALS

Madison, Wisconsin - By studying nerve cells that originated in patients with a severe neurological disease, a University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher has pinpointed an error in protein formation that could be the root of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. ... Full story

Bloomberg School Researchers Contribute to New CDC Report: Autism Spectrum Disorder Affects 1 in 68 U.S. Children

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health contributed to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that estimates the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at 1 in 68 U.S. children overall, an increase of 29 percent since the last such report in 2012. ... Full story

Relief for MS sufferers

More than 23,000 Australians are diagnosed with MS, a life-long chronic disease that attacks the central nervous system ... Full story

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