Category: Parkinson’s Disease

Molecules Act as ‘Bodyguards’ Against Parkinson’s Disease

Chaperone proteins in human cells dynamically interact with the protein α-Synuclein, which is strongly associated with Parkinson’s disease. A disturbed relationship to these “bodyguards” leads to cell damage and the formation of Lewy bodies typical for Parkinson’s disease, according to researchers from the University of Basel’s Biozentrum and published in Nature.

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Regimen That Includes Cognitive and Physical Exercise Helps Parkinson’s Symptoms, Study Notes

Parkinson’s patients’ motor and non-motor symptoms were improved with a weekly exercise regimen that included physical and cognitive tasks, according to new research presented recently at The Physiological Society early career conference, Future Physiology 2019: Translating Cellular Mechanisms into Lifelong Health Strategies.

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