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Diabetes, Parkinson's patients ponder group checkups

Group appointments aren't just for psychotherapy anymore. Put diabetes, high blood pressure and maybe even Parkinson's disease on the list. Full story

Gene therapy may thwart Parkinson's tremors

Inserting a particular gene into the brains of patients with Parkinson's disease could reduce symptoms of the disease, including tremors, and also improve patients' ability to move, according to a new study. Full story

Eating berries can lower risk of Parkinson's

Regularly eating berries and other foods high in compounds called anthocyanins can ward off Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests. Full story

Scientists find 5 new Parkinson's genes

Scientists have identified five new genes linked to Parkinson's disease in a large genetic analysis of the illness, according to a new study. Full story

Brain energy crisis may spark Parkinson's

Parkinson's disease may stem from an energy crisis in the brain, years before symptoms appear. Full story

Parkinson's drugs linked with compulsive behaviors

Parkinson's drugs can triple the odds that people develop impulse control problems such as gambling, binge eating, shopping sprees and compulsive sexual behaviors, U.S. researchers said on Monday. Full story

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