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Suicide rates after deep brain stimulation in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Jun 7, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated suicide (the act of causing one’s own death) rates after deep brain stimulation (DBS) in patients with Parkinson's disease. Researchers suggested that suicide can occur in these patients up to 3 years after DBS. Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) affects certain brain cells. These cells...

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Rotigotine transdermal patch is effective in treating depression in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Nov 28, 2018 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of rotigotine (Neupro) transdermal patch (RTP) to treat mental symptoms in patients with Parkinson’s disease. Researchers suggested that RTP significantly improved mental symptoms in these patients. Some background Parkinson’s disease is a chronic disorder that affects the brain...

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Istradefylline is effective for the treatment of mood disorders in patients with Parkinson´s disease

Posted by on Nov 27, 2018 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness of istradefylline in the treatment of mood disorders in patients with Parkinson´s disease. Researchers suggested that this drug was an effective treatment option to treat mood disorders in these patients. Some background Parkinson´s disease is a chronic disorder that affects...

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Magnetic stimulation of the brain for the treatment of depression associated with Parkinson´s disease

Posted by on Sep 14, 2018 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study reviewed the use of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) to treat depression in patients with Parkinson´s disease. Researchers suggested that rTMS is associated with positive effects in the treatment of depression in these patients.   Some background Parkinson´s disease is caused by the...

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