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Safinamide improves the outcomes of patients with Parkinson’s disease treated with levodopa

Safinamide improves the outcomes of patients with Parkinson’s disease treated with levodopa

Posted by on Apr 24, 2021 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the effectiveness and safety of safinamide (Xadago) treatment in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Researchers suggested that safinamide improves the outcomes of patients also taking levodopa. Some background PD is a chronic disease that affects more than 10 million people worldwide. It...

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Tibial nerve stimulation improves urinary symptoms in patients with Parkinson´s disease

Tibial nerve stimulation improves urinary symptoms in patients with Parkinson´s disease

Posted by on Apr 11, 2021 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) treatment in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS). Researchers suggested that PTNS is associated with improved outcomes in these patients. Some background PD is a chronic disease that affects over...

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Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation improves treatment outcomes of patients with Parkinson’s disease

Subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulation improves treatment outcomes of patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Mar 7, 2021 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of subthalamic nucleus (SN) deep brain stimulation (DBS) in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Researchers suggested that SN-DBS is safe and associated with improved treatment outcomes for these patients. Some background PD affects the brain cells. The brain cells of patients...

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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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