Depression Raises Parkinson's Risk

Study Shows How Eating Fish Helps Your Brain

Results of a new study conducted by researchers from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden provide more information about the long-term neurological health benefits of fish consumption.
Diane Domina

The Connection Between Parkinson's Disease and Melanoma

Parkinson’s disease increases melanoma risk, and people with melanoma are at increased risk for developing Parkinson’s, according to a study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings that confirms earlier research suggesting a link. Although the associati...

How Dairy May Raise Your Parkinson's Risk

A new report suggests consuming high amounts of low-fat dairy products—especially three or more servings per day—may increase the risk for Parkinson’s disease. The study was conducted at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, and th...

Parkinson's: Just 2.5 Hours of Exercise a Week Helps

Roughly one million people in the United States are living with Parkinson’s disease, and 60,000 new cases are diagnosed in the U.S. every year, according to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. But new findings published in the Journal of Parkinson’s ...

Niacin May Help Early-Onset Parkinson's

Vitamin B3, or niacin, may help certain forms of early-onset Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study. Niacin is found in a number of foods, including meats like turkey, chicken, and beef, peanuts, sunflower seeds, mushrooms, and others. Parkins...

Rosacea Linked to Parkinson’s Risk

According to new research published online by JAMA Neurology, the chronic inflammatory skin condition known as rosacea may be linked to Parkinson’s disease through shared pathogenic mechanisms. Rosacea is a chronic skin disease, featuring redness and ...

Do Brain Cells "Burn Out" with Parkinson's?

Researchers at the University of Montreal published a new study in Current Biology suggesting that brain cells in Parkinson’s disease burn out and die prematurely due to exhaustion from overexertion—a process known as oxidative stress. These findings ...

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month: How Informed Are You?

There are many neurological diseases that can affect people as they age. Alzheimer’s, of course, is one of the most feared because it is so well known. However, while not as common, Parkinson’s disease is also prevalent. This neurological disorder af...
Carol Bradley Bursack

Study links migraine and Parkinson's

Migraine, the most common brain disorder in both men and women, has already been tied to cerebrovascular disease and heart disease. Now a new study, published in the journal Neurology, links people who experience migraine with aura to Parkinson’s dis...

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