Parkinson Disease

Review: Neuroprotective, Multimodal Treatment Needed Against Parkinson Disease

November 23rd 2021, 2:00pm

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Treatment strategies focused on dopaminergic regeneration rather than symptomatic relief may transform the way Parkinson disease is managed.

Guideline for Treating Motor Symptoms of PD Gets First Update Since 2002

November 17th 2021, 9:45pm

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The guideline reflects findings regarding confidence in evidence about how to care for the motor symptoms in patients with early Parkinson disease (PD), including the comparative efficacy of treatments as well as the comparative risk of adverse events.

Latest News in Parkinson Disease: Preoperative RBD Not Linked to Worse Outcomes, Postmortem White Matter, and More

November 13th 2021, 6:45pm

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An overview of the latest clinical news in Parkinson disease reported across MJH Life Sciences™.

What Factors Influence Place of Death for Patients With PD, MS?

November 12th 2021, 1:55pm

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Recent research from the United Kingdom sought to understand more about factors that may impact the location of death for patients with Parkinson disease (PD) and multiple sclerosis (MS).

Does Having Sleep Apnea Matter Prior to Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson Disease?

November 6th 2021, 10:06pm

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In this new study, researchers examined 50 patients with PD, including 22 with sleep apnea and 28 without; patients were examined both before and after deep brain stimulation.

Results Point to Need for Ways to Manage Social Anxiety That Accompanies Parkinson Disease

November 6th 2021, 1:59am

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Researchers found that the degree to which a person with idiopathic Parkinson disease engages in these avoidance tactics—such as putting a hand in the pocket to hide a tremor—is moderately predictive of social anxiety. The trouble is, such strategies may make anxiety worse, and patients can develop social anxiety disorder.

Survey Describes How Patients Think, Talk About OFF Periods in Parkinson

October 30th 2021, 3:30pm

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Responses from the Fox Insight study describe how patients with Parkinson disease experience OFF periods as expressed in both motor and nonmotor symptoms.

Large Study Finds Parkinson Disease US Death Rate Soared 63% Over 20 Years

October 27th 2021, 8:00pm

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The authors said long-term trends in Parkinson disease were previously unknown and that the findings are important to determining national health care priorities.

Can DBS for Parkinson Disease Become More Targeted?

October 23rd 2021, 3:50am

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Researchers hope that the benefits seen in a new protocol for deep brain stimulation (DBS) in Parkinsonian mice will extend to humans.

Minor Hallucinations Common, Impactful in Parkinson Disease

October 15th 2021, 7:00pm

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More than 1 in 3 patients with Parkinson disease were found to experience minor hallucinations, which were linked with worse quality of life and poor sleep outcomes.