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Immune control: Treating brain injury with an on/off switch

Australian researchers have developed ground-breaking technology for controlling the body’s own immune response to brain damage, in an advance that […]
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Vitamin D no defence against dementia

New research from South Australian scientists has shown that vitamin D (also commonly known as the sunshine vitamin) is unlikely […]

Parkinson disease: from hype to hope

Dr Simon Lewis, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre, says pursuing effective treatments […]

Pramipexole XR GP

Generic Name: pramipexole hydrochloride monohydrate Product Name: Pramipexole XR GP (modified release) Indication: What Pramipexole XR GP is used for […]

Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s disease: Dr Julian Rodrigues

   Video transcript A number of trials of DBS [deep brain stimulation] have occurred for almost two decades now. […]

Treatments for Parkinson’s disease: Dr Julian Rodrigues

   Video transcript Everyone who is diagnosed with Parkinson’s should be aware that it is a progressive disease. We […]

Symptoms and causes of Parkinson’s disease: Dr Julian Rodrigues

  Video transcript Hello, I am Julian Rodrigues, a Perth-based neurologist. I have a sub-speciality in the field of movement […]

General anaesthetics do more than put you to sleep

A new understanding of the complex ways in which general anaesthetics act on the brain could eventually lead to improved […]

Caffeine Level in Blood May Help Diagnose People with Parkinson’s Disease

The level of caffeine in the blood may provide a simple way to aid the diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, according […]

High-intensity exercise delays Parkinson’s progression

High-intensity exercise three times a week is safe for individuals with early-stage Parkinson’s disease and decreases worsening of motor symptoms, […]