WEDNESDAY, Dec. 26, 2018 -- You've probably seen movies where a veteran returns home from the horrors of war and wakes in the middle of the night yelling, punching or flailing so much that they harm themselves or a sleep partner.
This isn't just Hollywood drama. New research has identified who's most at risk for this troubling sleep condition.
THURSDAY, Nov. 1, 2018 -- If thinking skills aren't affected, a person with Parkinson's disease can live a normal life span, a new study suggests.
"This is good news for many people with Parkinson's and their families," study author Dr. David Backstrom, from Umea University in Sweden, said in a news release from the American Academy of Neurology.
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 -- An experimental gene therapy for Parkinson's disease seems to work by rewiring key areas of the brain, a new study finds.
The researchers focused on 15 Parkinson's patients who, in an earlier trial, had received so-called GAD gene therapy. GAD is an enzyme that spurs the production of a brain chemical involved in movement control.