This week, a story about a new drug for Parkinson's was the best read article. It's currently in the testing phase in mice. How is the treatment of the disease actually being innovated?
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The current drugs for Parkinson's disease have only limited effects are often accompanied by unwanted side effects. Dutch researchers have developed a new inhibitor that seems very promising.
The Dutch university medical center at Maastricht UMC+ and the German Max-Planck and KIT institutes have announced a scientific breakthrough in magnetic deep brain stimulation.
Scientists at the University of Manchester have found molecules in sebum, secreted by the skin, that are responsible for a unique odor in people with […]
”Your sneak preview of the future” is the slogan of Innovation Origins, and that’s just what we will highlight with our Start-up of the Week […]
Deep-brain stimulation (DBS) can, among other things, alleviate uncontrolled movement and trembling in Parkinson’s patients. However, the existing technology to place DBS electrodes in the […]
According to Bas Bloem, Professor of Neurology and Parkinson's Disease expert, a surprising number of people expressed that they highly valued remote consultations during the corona crisis.
With lectures from Katleen Gabriels, Marko Jelicic and Annelien German and documentaries about Oliver Sacks, discriminatory facial recognition and Deep Brain Stimulation.
Lots of people who contract COVID-19 have only a few symptoms, if any, but are still contagious. A research group wants to minimize this risk factor and that is why they have developed a smell test.
Swedish and German researchers see opportunities for new therapies that improve the functioning of brain cells and counteract degeneration
Research into enzyme functions in the worm caenorhabditis elegans puts University of Tübingen on the track towards new drugs against Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
Parkinson’s is one of the fastest growing diseases in the world. The same applies to dementia. There is still a lot unknown about these brain […]
Fausto Panizzolo is a talented Italian researcher specialized in biomechanics and motion analysis. He traveled for years between Canada, Australia and the United States to […]
Could one of humankind’s wildest dreams – eternal youth and eternal good health – perhaps come true after all? Well, we’re probably not quite there […]
Research is investing enormous efforts to find effective therapies for neurological diseases. Now a team of researchers at the Medical University of Vienna has developed […]
Doctors, nurses or shift workers often suffer from an irregular work schedule. They are more easily irritated, more tired and their normal sleep/wake rhythm is […]
They were overjoyed, said Nuala Burke (29) and Lise Pape (37) from Denmark, that their invention won the € 1 million prize for social innovation […]
Researchers from Dutch universities are launching a major new research programme into the ethics of disruptive technologies. The ethicists, philosophers and technical scientists have received […]
A new technology for improved catalysts was developed by the Institute of Applied Physics at the TU Vienna. Conventional catalyst materials are expensive and lag […]
Over the past twenty years, nanoparticles have played an increasingly important role in medicine. They are used in drugs, e.g. for diseases such as Parkinson’s […]