Lancet Seminar on Parkinson’s Disease (Lancet / Advances in Integrative Medicine / Translational Proteomics / Parkinson’s UK / BBC News)

Summary

Coinciding with Parkinson’s Awareness Week 2015 (April 20th – 26th 2015), the following Lancet review / seminar covers the clinical features, risk factors, pathology, genetics, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s Disease.

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Reference

Kalia, LV. [and] Lang, AE. (2015). Parkinson’s disease. The Lancet. April 19th 2015. [Epub ahead of print].

Possibly also of interest, concerning research into the genetic biomarkers of prion disease (misfolded proteins):

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Reference

Licker, V. [and] Burkhard, PR. (2015). Proteomics as a new paradigm to tackle Parkinson’s disease research challenges. Advances in Integrative Medicine / Translational Proteomics. December 2014, Vol. 4(5), Pages 1–17.

Access to Deep Brain Stimulation in Scotland

There are regional inequalities in access to Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) across Scotland:

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Reference

Bradford, E. (2015). ‘Postcode lottery’ over Parkinson’s disease treatment. Scotland: BBC Health News / BBC Scotland News, August 25th 2015.

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