Study: Telemedicine may be as effective as in-person care for people with Parkinson's disease
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  August 22, 2017  
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 Study: Telemedicine may be as effective as in-person care for people with Parkinson's diseaseStudy: Telemedicine may be as effective as in-person care for people with Parkinson's disease
 
For people with Parkinson's disease, seeing a neurologist by video conference from their homes may be as effective as their usual in-person care with their local physician, according to a new study published in the August 16, 2017, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
 
 
 NNI, NTU collaborate to revolutionize diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditionsNNI, NTU collaborate to revolutionize diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions
 
The National Neuroscience Institute and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore are collaborating to develop innovative technologies to better diagnose and treat patients with neurological conditions such as Parkinson's disease and brain injuries.
 
 Antimicrobial agents in common household products inhibit cell energy, estrogenic functions
 
Antimicrobial agents in common household products inhibit cell energy, estrogenic functionsA new in-vitro study by University of California, Davis, researchers indicates that quaternary ammonium compounds, or "quats," used as antimicrobial agents in common household products inhibit mitochondria, the powerhouses of the cell, as well as estrogenic functions in cells.
 
 
 Scientists reveal differences between human and murine microglia used in degenerative disease research
 
Scientists reveal differences between human and murine microglia used in degenerative disease researchThe results of a new research showed that many of the genes that are expressed by microglia are different between humans and mice, which are frequently used as animal models in research on Alzheimer's disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.