Scientists are always working tirelessly to figure out new, effective treatments for complex neurological conditions. Here at The Optimist Daily, we’ve reported on many before, such as non-invasive brain surgery for people with epilepsy and using brain signals to allow a man with … [Read more...] about The gene that could stop Parkinson’s disease
“Going wireless is the future for just about everything!” That is a quote from scientist Sreekanth Chalasani, and we can’t help but agree. Wireless medical inventions like bone-health monitors and pacemakers are catching on, as well as the possibility of universal car … [Read more...] about Did you know brain cells can be controlled with sound?
In 2020, scientists created a device that gives paralyzed people the ability to speak via brain signals. This time, they’ve one-upped themselves, creating technology that has allowed a man with a completely severed spinal cord to walk and swim again! This breakthrough study, … [Read more...] about Man with severed spine walks again thanks to new implant
Parkinson's disease is characterized by progressive neural degeneration. Researchers in Spain may have found a way of stopping and even reversing this process. They have discovered a molecule that disrupts the degenerative process. … [Read more...] about New research points to way to stop Parkinson’s neural degeneration
Cinnamon can stop the progression of Parkinson’s disease (PD) symptoms in mice, and according to researchers at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, there is good reason to believe that this potent spice could also be beneficial to patients. Parkinson’s disease is marked … [Read more...] about Cinnamon holds promise for Parkinson’s disease