Regular high-intensity exercise can delay Parkinson’s disease  

People with early stage Parkinson's may be able to delay a worsening of the disease through a regimen of intense exercise. Existing studies had already noted that exercise was beneficial for people with Parkinson's disease, but this was the first time that the effects of different intensities had been targeted by research

Regular high-intensity exercise can delay Parkinson’s disease  Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative motor system disorder characterised by uncontrolled tremor in various body parts, especially the arms and legs, as well as poor balance and coordination of movements. A phase II clinical trial, called the Study in Parkinson Disease of Exercise (SPARX), was recently conducted by researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of […]

Woman’s ability to smell Parkinson’s helps scientists to develop first diagnostic test

Joy Milne has an incredible sense of smell that is able to recognise Parkinson's disease on the human body. She detected Parkinson's on her husband, Les, 10 years before he was diagnosed by doctors. Now Joy, from Perth, Scotland is using her ability to help scientists develop a diagnostic test for the condition

Woman’s ability to smell Parkinson’s helps scientists to develop first diagnostic testScientists are close to establishing what causes a smell associated with sufferers of Parkinson’s disease. They hope it could lead to the first diagnostic test for the disease. The breakthrough came after Joy Milne astonished doctors with her ability to detect the disease through smell under scientific conditions. A team from Manchester has found distinctive […]