Parkinson's Disease Posts on Medivizor
Navigation Menu

Parkinson’s Disease Posts on Medivizor

High-intensity exercise rehabilitation improves sleep disorder outcomes in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Mar 20, 2020 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated whether high-intensity exercise rehabilitation (HIER) improved sleep in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). Researchers suggested that HIER improves sleep in these patients. Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive brain disorder. The brain cells lose their abilities to control...

Read More

Visual and auditory cueing with treadmill training in the treatment of freezing of gait in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Mar 10, 2020 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the different physical therapies for gait complications in patients with Parkinson's disease in order to make new clinical guidelines. Researchers suggested that visual and auditory cueing (VAC) with treadmill training is a good option for these patients. Some background Parkinson's disease affects...

Read More

Do gastrointestinal symptoms predict mental problems in Parkinson’s disease?

Posted by on Mar 3, 2020 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the association between gastrointestinal symptoms and cognitive (thinking and reasoning) impairment (CI) in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). Researchers suggested that gastrointestinal symptoms predicted CI outcomes in newly diagnosed patients with PD.  Some background PD is a chronic disease...

Read More

CVT-301 inhaled levodopa is as safe as standard levodopa in patients with Parkinson’s disease and off-symptoms

Posted by on Feb 21, 2020 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the safety and effectiveness of CVT-301 (Inbrija) for the treatment of wearing-off symptoms in patients with Parkinson's disease. Researchers suggested that this treatment was effective in improving off periods with no significant differences in side effects compared to standard levodopa. Some background...

Read More

Music-based therapy combined with gait training improves the effectiveness of Parkinson’s disease treatment

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of a combined gait (walking) training (GT) with music therapy to treat patients with Parkinson's disease. Researchers suggested that GT combined with music-based therapy improves the outcomes of these patients. Some background Parkinson's disease is a brain disease that affects 60,000 Americans...

Read More

Gocovri is associated with improved long-term outcomes in Parkinson’s disease

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the long-term effectiveness and safety of amantadine extended-release (Gocovri) in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and dyskinesia (DYS; unusual movements that a person cannot control). Researchers suggested that this treatment is associated with long-term improved outcomes. Some background PD is a...

Read More

Physiotherapy combined with auditory cues improves balance in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Jan 21, 2020 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of balance training with and without auditory cues (AC) in Parkinson's disease (PD). Researchers suggested that balance training with AC improves the effectiveness of treatment.  Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic disease of the brain. Brain cells are affected and...

Read More

Physiotherapy is an effective treatment option for freezing of gait in Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Jan 9, 2020 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the short and long-term effects of physiotherapy in improving the freezing of gait in patients with Parkinson's disease. Researchers confirmed the effectiveness of physiotherapy in the treatment of these patients. Some background Parkinson's disease affects brain cells. These cells lose their...

Read More

Sublingual apomorphine is a safe and effective treatment for off episodes in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Dec 31, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of sublingual apomorphine (Apokyn) in the treatment of off times in patients with Parkinson's disease. Researchers suggested that this treatment might be a safe and effective option for the treatment of these patients. Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most...

Read More

Levodopa/Carbidopa intestinal gel is a safe option to treat symptoms of patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Dec 23, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the effectiveness of levodopa/carbidopa intestinal gel (LCIG) in the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). Researchers suggested that LCIG is a safe option for the treatment of these patients. Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) affects brain cells. These cells control many mental and...

Read More

Evaluating therapies for the treatment of freezing of gait in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Dec 23, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the effectiveness of non-surgical or pharmacological treatments for freezing of gait (FOG) in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD).  Some background FOG is a brief inability to step forward when trying to walk. It is a common PD symptom caused by the loss of abilities of brain cells. FOG increases the risk...

Read More