Emory scientists show how same enzyme spurs Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease
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  July 11, 2017  
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 Emory scientists show how same enzyme spurs Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseaseEmory scientists show how same enzyme spurs Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease
 
Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease are not the same. They affect different regions of the brain and have distinct genetic and environmental risk factors.
 
 
 Mayo Clinic study: Patients with Parkinson's have higher risk of melanoma and vice versaMayo Clinic study: Patients with Parkinson's have higher risk of melanoma and vice versa
 
People with the movement disorder Parkinson's disease have a much higher risk of the skin cancer melanoma, and vice versa, a Mayo Clinic study finds.
 
   New technology could help patients requiring stem cell therapies for Parkinson's, stroke, other diseasesNew technology could help patients requiring stem cell therapies for Parkinson's, stroke, other diseases
 
A groundbreaking advancement in materials from Northwestern University could potentially help patients requiring stem cell therapies for spinal cord injuries, stroke, Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, arthritic joints or any other condition requiring tissue regeneration, according to a new study.
 
 Novel diagnostic approach could pave way for earlier detection of Parkinson's disease
 
Novel diagnostic approach could pave way for earlier detection of Parkinson's diseaseHebrew University doctoral student Suaad Abd-Elhadi has won a Kaye Innovation Award for her work on a new diagnostic approach that could pave the way for early diagnosis of one of the most common and debilitating neurodegenerative disorders.
 
 
 Sense of smell may play key role in how the body deals with calories
 
Sense of smell may play key role in how the body deals with caloriesOur sense of smell is key to the enjoyment of food, so it may be no surprise that in experiments at the University of California, Berkeley, obese mice who lost their sense of smell also lost weight.