Roach fights own battle as he preps Pacquiao
Roach fights own battle as he preps Pacquiao

Freddie Roach, the trainer who has prepared Manny Pacquiao to step into the ring against Floyd Mayweather for the biggest fight of his life, wages his own constant war against Parkinson`s Disease.

Muhammad Ali doctor queries Parkinson`s link
Muhammad Ali doctor queries Parkinson`s link

Muhammad Ali`s doctor has said he cannot be certain that the boxing great`s remarkable career in the ring contributed to the former world heavyweight champion suffering from Parkinson`s Disease.

Pomegranate peel may cure deadly brain disorders

Do not throw that pomegranate peel in the garbage bin. In the near future, it may be a source of drugs for two incurable diseases that affect the elderly.

Parkinson`s disease leads to depression

A new study has suggested that depression is a common indication of Parkinson`s disease but it remains untreated for many patients.

New genetic risk factors for Parkinson`s discovered

In what could lead to new treatment for Parkinson`s disease, scientists have identified 24 genetic risk factors involved in the disease, including six that had not been previously identified.

How Zinc affects human body revealed

Researchers have revealed that zinc is one of the most essential trace metals found in human nutrition and lifestyle and it affects the human body in many ways.

Cinnamon may halt progression of Parkinson`s disease

The popular spice cinnamon can slow down the progression of Parkinson`s disease, a study shows.

New compound found to help treat depression

Researchers have recognized a compound called hydroxynorketamine (HNK) that may come to the rescue for people suffering from depression.

New gene involved in Parkinson`s disease identified

Researchers have identified a new gene involved in Parkinson`s disease, a finding that may one day provide a target for a new drug to prevent and potentially even cure the debilitating neurological disorder.

`Sewing machine` idea gives insight into Alzheimer`s origins

Researchers have developed a new imaging technique inspired by the humble sewing machine which provides fresh insight into the origins of Alzheimer`s and Parkinson`s disease.

`Inclusive` cutlery to help Parkinson`s patients

People suffering from Parkinson`s disease often feel embarrassed about eating at social luncheons or dinners as their hands tremble. The result is terrible isolation.

Novel compound may help keep Parkinson`s symptoms at bay

Researchers have claimed to have developed a novel compound that appears to protect mice against developing movement problems associated with Parkinson`s disease (PD).

`The Michael J. Fox Show` pulled off after one season

` The Michael J. Fox Show` has been cancelled by NBC within its first season.

Exposure to pesticides may increase Parkinson`s risk

A new study has found a specific gene that may explain why some people are particularly susceptible to developing Parkinson`s after exposure to certain pesticides.

Muhammad Ali`s son worried `father won`t live more than a year`

Muhammad Ali`s son has revealed that he is afraid that his boxer father won`t live longer than a year.

Learn how `free` calcium works in our body

The mystery behind free-flowing calcium in our body and its role has been unlocked for the first time.

`Vitamin D may not offer protection against cancer, diabetes and dementia`

Researchers have cast doubt on vitamin D`s ability to offer us protection against diseases like cancer, diabetes and dementia.

Qantas steward with Parkinson`s to sue over pesticide link

A former Qantas steward who believes he developed Parkinson`s disease after repeated exposure to government-mandated pesticides sprayed in the cabin plans to sue Canberra, his lawyer said today.

How exposure to pesticides increases Parkinson`s disease risk

Researchers have found that genetic mutation combined with exposure to pesticides increases risk of Parkinson`s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases, by killing dopamine-containing neurons.

New targets to help treat Parkinson`s disease identified

Researchers have used RNA interference (RNAi) - a natural process occurring in cells that helps regulate genes - to reveal dozens of genes which could represent new therapeutic targets for treating Parkinson`s disease.