Study: Most cases of Parkinson's disease not inherited

CHICAGO -- Most cases of Parkinson's disease are not due to a genetic...we can say that for people with Parkinson's disease diagnosed after age 50...Dr. Caroline M. Tanner of the Parkinson's Institute in Sunnyvale, Calif...

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Studies: genes involved in SIDS, Parkinson's disease

...CHICAGO -- Genes may be linked to more cases of Parkinson's disease than previously thought, and may...a combination play a role in both SIDS and Parkinson's. The studies - two on Parkinson's and one on SIDS - support theories that genes...

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Gene therapy stops death of brain cells in Parkinson's study

...medical science may one day control Parkinson's disease, researchers say. Scientists...been given a disorder that mimics Parkinson's. The genes produced a protein...from continuing to die in the Parkinson's brain and possibly allow the neurons...

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FDA approves powerful brain implant to help Parkinson's patients

...brain implant to help people with Parkinson's disease and other tremor disorders...debilitating shakes that accompany Parkinson's disease and a little-understood...activities somewhat in people with Parkinson's disease," said FDA Acting Commissioner...

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Clinic focuses on Parkinson's research

...place to address all of the ways Parkinson's disease affects her life and the...as pesticides might be causing Parkinson's or offering patients the latest...are recognized by the National Parkinson's Foundation. On Monday, the foundation's...

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Scientists find possible hiding place for Parkinson's gene

...for the rare inherited form of Parkinson's disease. Their work might eventually...from two families with inherited Parkinson's and concluded that a gene causing...journal Nature Genetics. Inherited Parkinson's produces several cases of disease...

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Michael J. Fox seeks funding for Parkinson's research

...Tuesday that he had hidden his Parkinson's disease for eight years "through...tricks and techniques a person with Parkinson's learns to mask his or her condition...were over. "The war against Parkinson's is a winnable war, and I am resolved...

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Gene linked to inherited form of Parkinson's disease

...say causes an inherited form of Parkinson's disease, the brain disorder that...whose members tended to develop Parkinson's at an early age. Researchers...discovery of the gene "offers Parkinson's disease patients and their families...

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Gene found for rare illness resembling Parkinson's disease

...rare inherited illness resembling Parkinson's disease in people as young as...scientists understand what causes Parkinson's disease, which affects more than a half-million Americans. Parkinson's usually appears after age 50...

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Casey Kasem, king of Top 40 countdown, dead

...children filed a legal petition to gain control of his health care, alleging that Kasem was suffering from advanced Parkinson's disease and that his wife was isolating him from friends and family members. Kasem also suffered from Lewy Body Disease...