Advances in Brain Imaging Can Expedite Research and Diagnosis in Alzheimer’s Disease

October 11, 2011 - Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a common problem that is becoming progressively burdensome throughout the world. A new supplement to the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, Imaging the Alzheimer Brain, clearly shows that multiple imaging systems are now available to help understand, diagnose, and treat the disease. More...

October 11, 2011

Book Bulletin 2011/3

October 6, 2011 - Download the Book Bulletin 2011/3 here. More...

October 6, 2011

New Study First to Link Mitochondrial Dysfunction and alpha-Synuclein Multiplication in Human Fibroblasts

October 7, 2011 - A new study in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease shows for the first time the effects of α-Synuclein (α-syn) gene multiplication on mitochondrial function and susceptibility to oxidative stress in human tissue. Mitochondrial dysfunction has been frequently implicated in the neurodegenerative process that underlies Parkinson’s disease, but the basis for this has not been fully understood. More...

October 7, 2011

Ability to Ride a Bike Can Aid Differential Diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease in Any Setting

October 7, 2011 - In a new study published today in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease, Japanese researchers report that the ability to ride a bike can differentiate between atypical parkinsonism and Parkinson’s disease, regardless of the environment or situations for bicycling. More...

October 7, 2011