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Blood factors help predicting outcomes of patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Nov 29, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of blood factors predicting the outcomes of patients with Parkinson's disease. Researchers suggested that certain blood factors can help to predict outcomes and deciding for the best treatment. Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic disorder that affects the brain cells....

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High-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation improves freezing of gait in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Nov 29, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of high frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (HFMS) in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). Researchers suggested that HFMS improves freezing of gait (FOG) in these patients. Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) affects brain cells. The abilities controlled by...

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Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation improves depression in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Nov 17, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of brain stimulation for patients with Parkinson's disease and depression. Researchers suggested that brain stimulation improves depression without having an effect on Parkinson's symptoms. Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) is the second most common brain disease. This disorder...

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Safinamide improves the levodopa-based treatment of patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Nov 10, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of safinamide (Xadago) in the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease in a real-life clinical practice. Researchers suggested that safinamide improves the outcomes of the treatment of these patients. Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic disease that affects the...

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Safinamide improves the treatment outcomes of patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Oct 27, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of safinamide (Xadago) in the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). Researchers suggested that this drug improved the treatment outcomes of these patients. Some background PD is the second most common brain disorder in the elderly population. The abilities controlled by the brain...

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Selegiline improves the treatment of patients with early Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Oct 20, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the long-term effectiveness and safety of selegiline (Zelapar) in Japanese patients with early Parkinson's disease. Researchers suggested that selegiline improved the outcomes of these patients with manageable side effects. Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic disease that affects the...

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Home-based aerobic exercise improves off-times symptoms in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Oct 13, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of home-based aerobic exercise (HBAE) to treat Parkinson's disease (PD) symptoms. Researchers suggested that HBAE improves wearing-off symptoms.  Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) affects brain cells. The abilities controlled by these cells are lost causing symptoms such as...

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Dancing is associated with better outcomes and quality of life in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Sep 30, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of different exercise regimens on patients with Parkinson's disease. Researchers suggested that dancing tango improved the body function and movement of these patients. Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) affects the brain cells. The abilities controlled by these cells are lost causing...

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Deep brain stimulation improves mental and urinary symptoms in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Sep 26, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the rates of mental and urinary disorders, falls, hospitalizations and death in patients with Parkinson's disease receiving deep brain stimulation (DBS). Researchers suggested that these patients had a lower rate of mental and urinary symptoms and falls. Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) breaks the...

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