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Parkinson’s Disease

Natural remedies to prevent Parkinson’s disease: Study

The cure for Parkinson’s disease remains elusive until now – which means that more effort is needed to prevent or slow down its progression. Unfortunately, more than 10 million people around the world are living with the disease. Some of the complications that come with Parkinson’s disease include tremor, slowed movement, rigid muscles, impaired posture and balance, loss of automatic movements, and changes in speech and writing. Here are five things that can help you prevent Parkinson’s disease: Peppers…

Smartphones could help measure Parkinson’s disease symptoms: research

BALTIMORE, US: An experimental smartphone application could monitor changes in Parkinson’s disease symptoms throughout the day, sending data to doctors to help them treat patients, U.S. researchers say. “Like diabetes, Parkinson’s has variability and symptom fluctuations, which can also vary the treatment. We can’t measure these fluctuations at home, and you can only do so many measurements in the clinic,” said senior study author Suchi Saria of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore. The app developed by Saria and her…