Dementia Today.net

Site updated at Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Living with Dementia

Dopamine Deficiency

Parkinsonian worms may hold the key to identifying drugs for Parkinson’s disease

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have devised a simple test, using dopamine-deficient worms, for identifying drugs that may help people with Parkinson’s disease.

The worms are able to evaluate as many as 1,000 potential drugs a year. The researchers have received federal funding that could increase that to one million drug… Parkinsonian worms may hold the key to identifying drugs for Parkinson’s disease   



Living with dementia

parkinson's psychosis1 - csf1 - alpha-synuclein diseases1 - brain changes1 - micro-gliosis1 - presenile-onset disease1 - memory retrieval1 - alzheimer's agitation1 - physical weakness1 - parkinson's disease dementia2 - amyloid protein1 - functional psychosis1 - prevent alzheimer's1 - diagnose parkinson's1 - neurotransmitter1 - reversible dementia syndrome1 - dementing illness1 - psychiatrist's bible1 - dementia with lewy bodies3 - kahlbaum3 - tremor2 - protein amyloid beta1 - memory losses1 - living with dementia1 - risk for alzheimer disease1 - the gerontologist1 - phosphorylated alpha-synuclein1 - hypertension and dementia1 - alzheimer's prevention1 - cardiac arrest1 -