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Hopes from gene therapy for Parkinson's

Yesterday World Parkinson's Day was celebrated, a conference organized in the Campidoglio by the Italian Parkinsonian Association (AIP). The data reported is certainly not comforting: in Italy alone there are four hundred thousand people with Parkinson's disease, a disease that affects 3 people out of every thousand (about 1% of the over 65s) and which… Continua a leggere Hopes from gene therapy for Parkinson's

28/12/2022Bio Blog

Depression is the first sign of Parkinson's

Here is the news that many have been waiting for, at least anyone who has a relative or friend affected by this terrible disease. The diagnosis of Parkinson 's can now be anticipated and perhaps caught in time and treated. At the XI European Congress of Neurology in Brussels it was in fact said that… Continua a leggere Depression is the first sign of Parkinson's

28/12/2022Bio Blog

Deep Brain Stimulation for mental disorders

The idea that deep brain stimulation could become useful in the treatment of a variety of drug-resistant mental disorders is nothing new. Until now it has been mainly used for the treatment of extrapyramidal and cerebellar disorders such as ataxia and Parkinson's . The American Association of Neurosurgeons (AANS), is studying and evaluating deep brain… Continua a leggere Deep Brain Stimulation for mental disorders

28/12/2022Bio Blog