Steve Bryson, PhD, science writer —

Steve holds a PhD in biochemistry from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Canada. As a medical scientist for 18 years, he worked in both academia and industry, where his research focused on the discovery of new vaccines and medicines to treat inflammatory disorders and infectious diseases. Steve is a published author in multiple peer-reviewed scientific journals and a patented inventor.

Articles by Steve Bryson

No tie between shingles and Parkinson’s: US veterans study

Shingles, an infectious disease marked by a painful skin rash with blisters, wasn’t associated with an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease, according to a study of more than 1 million U.S. veterans. “We showed no evidence of an increased risk of incident [Parkinson’s disease] after [shingles] in a large,…

RAZ Memory Cell Phone helps people with impaired speech

The RAZ Memory Cell Phone will allow people with impaired speech, including those with Parkinson’s disease, to speak using their own voice during video phone calls and be fully understood. The speech recognition technology was developed by Voiceitt, a voice AI and machine learning company, in partnership…

Continuous apomorphine infusion effective with advanced Parkinson’s

One year of continuous subcutaneous (under-the-skin) apomorphine infusion (CSAI) reduced the severity of advanced Parkinson’s disease among patients across India, a study showed. Disease motor symptoms, as well as various Parkinson’s nonmotor symptoms like fatigue, pain, anxiety and depression, — along with quality of life — improved…