Articles Tagged with “PARKINSON'S”

Could Parkinson’s disease, a brain disorder, have its origin somewhere else? A controversial theory is gaining ground.

The final illness of the physician and author happens 100 years after the greatest outbreak of encephalitis lethargica.

The brain, it turns out, can heal itself, and adding stem cells could unleash that toper to treat Parkinson’s, stroke and even depression.

When the powerhouses of cells—mitochondria—black out, a host of diseases ensue. The trick is to get them humming again.