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Mirabegron improves the symptoms of overactive bladder in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Mirabegron improves the symptoms of overactive bladder in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Feb 26, 2021 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of mirabegron (Mirbetriq) for patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) with overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms. Researchers suggested that mirabegron improved the symptoms of these patients. Some background PD affects brain cells. Over time, these patients experience a variety of...

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Extended-release levodopa treatment increases the ON time of patients with Parkinson’s disease

Extended-release levodopa treatment increases the ON time of patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Feb 21, 2021 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the duration of ON time in patients with Parkinson’s disease treated with levodopa-carbidopa (LD-CD). Researchers suggested that LD-CL extended-release (ER) capsules (Rytary) increased ON time in these patients. Some background Parkinson’s disease affects brain cells. These cells lose their ability to...

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Multi-strain probiotics improve bowel movements in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Multi-strain probiotics improve bowel movements in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Feb 13, 2021 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of the probiotic combination Hexbio in the treatment of gut symptoms in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Researchers suggested that these probiotics improved gut outcomes over 8 weeks of treatment. Some background PD is a chronic disease that affects the brain cells. The body...

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Focused ultrasound subthalamotomy improves the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

Focused ultrasound subthalamotomy improves the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Feb 6, 2021 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of focused ultrasound subthalamotomy (FUS) in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Researchers suggested that FUS improved symptoms of PD. Some background PD is a chronic disorder that affects the brain cells. These cells lose their ability to control body functions,...

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Which symptoms of Parkinson’s disease affect more the quality of life of patients?

Which symptoms of Parkinson’s disease affect more the quality of life of patients?

Posted by on Jan 31, 2021 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effect of Parkinson's disease (PD) symptoms on the quality of life of patients. Researchers suggested that symptoms affect the quality of life of these patients more than movement-related symptoms.  Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic disorder that affects the brain cells....

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Transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation improves symptoms of overactive bladder in women with Parkinson’s disease

Transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation improves symptoms of overactive bladder in women with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Jan 17, 2021 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of transcutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (TTNS) for overactive bladder (OAB) in women with Parkinson's disease. Researchers suggested that TTNS is a good option for the treatment of these women. Some background Parkinson’s disease is a chronic disorder that affects the brain cells....

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Adjunct therapy with citicoline improves the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

Adjunct therapy with citicoline improves the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Dec 31, 2020 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the effectiveness of citicoline (CIT; Neurocoline) in improving symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Researchers suggested that CIT improved the symptoms of these patients. Some background More than 10 million people worldwide live with PD. It affects brain cells which lose their abilities to control body...

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Does levodopa inhalation powder improve wearing-off time of patients with Parkinson’s disease?

Does levodopa inhalation powder improve wearing-off time of patients with Parkinson’s disease?

Posted by on Dec 26, 2020 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of levodopa inhalation powder (CVT-301; Inbrija) in the treatment of wearing-OFF symptoms in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). Researchers suggested that CVT-301 decreased the daily OFF time of these patients with manageable side effects. Some background...

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Subthalamic stimulation improves sleep disorders and quality of life in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Subthalamic stimulation improves sleep disorders and quality of life in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Dec 6, 2020 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of subthalamic deep brain stimulation (S-DBS) for the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and sleep disorders. Researchers suggested that S-DBS improves sleep disorders and quality of life in these patients. Some background PD is a chronic disorder that affects brain...

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Probiotics improve constipation in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Probiotics improve constipation in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Nov 30, 2020 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether probiotics (PBs) improve constipation in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). Researchers suggested that PBs treatment improves constipation in these patients. Some background PD is a chronic disease that affects the brain. These cells lose their ability to control body functions leaving patients...

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Respiratory training improves breathing in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Respiratory training improves breathing in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Nov 23, 2020 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the effectiveness of different respiratory training (RT) exercises in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Researchers suggested that RT should be considered to treat these patients. Some background PD is a chronic disorder that affects over 10 million people worldwide. The disease affects certain brain...

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An overview of different physiotherapy treatments for patients with Parkinson’s disease

An overview of different physiotherapy treatments for patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Nov 13, 2020 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the effectiveness of different physiotherapy (PT) treatments for patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD).  Some background PD is a chronic disease with progressive symptoms. It affects the brain cells that are responsible for certain body functions. Symptoms can be physical such as tremors and mental...

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