Parkinson’s News Today: Neuronal changes seen in Parkinson’s mouse model before disease symptoms

April 20, 2016

University of Texas Health Science Center researchers have identified physiologic changes in dopamine neurons in a key animal model of Parkinson’s known to display disease symptoms, the MitoPark mouse model. The dopamine changes in the mice, however, clearly came before any symptoms appeared — findings that may lead to earlier identification of  Parkinson’s in people, […]

Texas Public Radio: Diabetes on the rise In San Antonio

April 18, 2016

More than 14 percent of adults in San Antonio and Bexar County had been diagnosed with Type-1 or Type-2 diabetes in 2014 – which is the most recent data. That is 4 percent higher than the state average and – more troubling for medical professionals – nearly 3 percent higher than it was two years […]