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Didn't confiscate Stan Swamy's sipper and straw, NIA tells Mumbai court; activist files fresh plea
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Didn't confiscate Stan Swamy's sipper and straw, NIA tells Mumbai court; activist files fresh plea

Swamy, arrested in the alleged Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case, also filed a bail plea in the special NIA court, citing health issues, including Parkinson's disease

Elgar Parishad case: NPRD seeks NHRC’s intervention to provide basic amenities for activist Stan Swamy
India

Elgar Parishad case: NPRD seeks NHRC’s intervention to provide basic amenities for activist Stan Swamy

Swamy, who suffers from Parkinson's disease, recently filed an application before a special court, seeking that he be allowed to use a straw and sipper

Exposure of young population to air pollution may increase risks of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, other neurodegenerative diseases
Health

Exposure of young population to air pollution may increase risks of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, other neurodegenerative diseases

Fine particulate air pollution usually shoots up during the winter months, especially in parts of North India, due to crop burning and excessive bursting of firecrackers.

Scientists reverse Parkinson’s disease in mice by tweaking the genetic code of non-neuronal brain cells
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Scientists reverse Parkinson’s disease in mice by tweaking the genetic code of non-neuronal brain cells

Parkinson's and other types of dementia occur when neurons get damaged and die.

Gut microbes are connected to brain diseases; probiotic foods, high fibre, low sugar diet key in keeping your stomach healthy
India

Gut microbes are connected to brain diseases; probiotic foods, high fibre, low sugar diet key in keeping your stomach healthy

Many studies in the past have suggested that the microorganisms in the gut can affect the brain.

Ian Holm passes away: Veteran film and stage actor discovered new depths of compassion in the most unlikely characters
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Ian Holm passes away: Veteran film and stage actor discovered new depths of compassion in the most unlikely characters

A character actor who eventually played leading roles, Ian Holm had a kind of magical malleability, with a range that went from the sweet-tempered to the psychotic.

Gut mucus has an intrinsic relation with neurological diseases caused by bacterial imbalance, finds study
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Gut mucus has an intrinsic relation with neurological diseases caused by bacterial imbalance, finds study

Researchers have shown changes to intestinal mucus affect the balance of gut bacteria but no-one made the connection between gut mucus and the brain.

One in ten samples from major Indian rivers contaminated with heavy metals, as per a nationwide survey of surface water by CWC
India

One in ten samples from major Indian rivers contaminated with heavy metals, as per a nationwide survey of surface water by CWC

The CWC cited population growth, rise in agricultural and industrial activities were are largely responsible for the heavy metal pollution.

The cure to Parkinson's may be linked to your gut
Health

The cure to Parkinson's may be linked to your gut

Researchers believe that the gut-brain axis might have a role in the development of Parkinson’s.

Gender check: How Parkinson's disease affects men and women differently
Health

Gender check: How Parkinson's disease affects men and women differently

Parkinson's is one of those health conditions that progresses at different rates in men and women and can have slightly different symptoms based on gender.

Parkinson's linked to a harmful protein, shown to originate in the gut decades before diagnosis
science

Parkinson's linked to a harmful protein, shown to originate in the gut decades before diagnosis

Scientists think the levels of alpha-synuclein in the gut could help diagnose Parkinson's 20 years sooner.

Synthetic speech: Virtual voicebox converts brain signals to speech using AI
science

Synthetic speech: Virtual voicebox converts brain signals to speech using AI

Researchers had better luck with some sounds like sh's & less so with abrupt ones like b's & p's.

China successfully conducts first surgery over 5G on a human being with Parkinson's
News & Analysis

China successfully conducts first surgery over 5G on a human being with Parkinson's

The surgery was a collaborative effort between Huawei, China Mobile and the Chinese PLA Hospital.

Drug used to treat Parkinson’s in the West for over 15 years, now available in Bengaluru
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Drug used to treat Parkinson’s in the West for over 15 years, now available in Bengaluru

Doctors now have access to an important medical option to manage the middle stages of Parkinson’s.

Legendary British runner Roger Bannister, first athlete to break four-minute mile, dies aged 88
Sports

Legendary British runner Roger Bannister, first athlete to break four-minute mile, dies aged 88

"Sir Roger Bannister, died peacefully in Oxford on 3 March 2018, aged 88, surrounded by his family who were as loved by him, as he was loved by them," his family said.

Seasonal flu may increase risk of developing Parkinson's disease, reveals study
Life

Seasonal flu may increase risk of developing Parkinson's disease, reveals study

Environmental factors, including infection with seasonal influenza, may increase the risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests.

Treatment for Parkinson's might work for Alzheimer's, Huntington's too: Study
Life

Treatment for Parkinson's might work for Alzheimer's, Huntington's too: Study

The finding potentially could explain the mechanism by which Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Huntington's and other neurodegenerative diseases spread within the brain and disrupt normal brain functions.

How can you mend a broken heart? By doing anything that makes you feel better
Life

How can you mend a broken heart? By doing anything that makes you feel better

If you have been dumped recently, doing anything that you believe will help you feel better will probably offer a healing touch to the broken heart, researchers say.

Brain disorders might be diagnosed early using Google Glass
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Brain disorders might be diagnosed early using Google Glass

Scientists have developed a diagnosis system based on virtual reality (VR) technology that may help in the early detection of various neuro-degenerative disorders including multiple sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson's disease.

RIP Muhammad Ali: How even the greatest worshipped 'The Greatest'
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RIP Muhammad Ali: How even the greatest worshipped 'The Greatest'

At the time of the Atlanta Olympics in 1996, Muhammad Ali was already suffering from the onset of Parkinson’s disease, the illness which, along with related complications, has seen the planet on Saturday lose one of its most beautiful humanitarians and most exceptional of men.