• Parkinson’s brain surgery to broadcast on live T.V.

    WASHINGTON —An Ohio man will undergo brain surgery Sunday night – live on national television. Brain Surgery Live with Mental Floss will air Sunday at 9 p.m. on the National Geographic Channel. It’s the first time for a…

  • Local researchers working on groundbreaking treatment for Parkinson’s

    WASHINGTON — Local researchers are working on a new way to treat Parkinson’s disease, and they are excited by the results of their first small clinical trial. A team at the Georgetown University Medical Center took…

  • New Drug For Parkinson’s Shows Promise

    (NEW YORK) — It’s only the first phase of a clinical trial, but a new drug may help patients with Parkinson’s disease. In an initial phase 1 clinical trial, a trial just for safety not…

  • ‘Dream Team’ to unlock mysteries of the brain

    Efforts to map the brain will team government and private sector scientists who caution their work will take years. But the new knowledge of the human mind could yield treatments for an array of disorders, like paralysis and epilepsy.

  • Sleep may help ease memory loss in Parkinson’s patients

    Doctors say getting a good night\’s sleep is
    important for everyone\’s
    health. But it could be crucial to helping
    improve memory loss associated with
    Parkinson\’s Disease, according to a new study.