Author | Matthew Gavidia


Skin Samples May Improve Earlier Diagnosis of Parkinson Disease

October 27, 2020

A skin test to detect clumping of alpha-synuclein, an abnormal protein suggested to have a central role in the pathogenesis of Parkinson disease, may assist in improving earlier detection of the condition, according to study findings.

Untreated Sleep Apnea Linked With Flu Hospitalization

October 26, 2020

Adults with obstructive sleep apnea who are not adherent to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy were found to be more likely to be hospitalized with influenza than those who used CPAP.