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Is AADC gene therapy a valuable option for patients with moderately advanced Parkinson Disease?

Is AADC gene therapy a valuable option for patients with moderately advanced Parkinson Disease?

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

In a nutshell In this work, the authors studied whether VY-AADC01 (NBIb-1817) gene therapy was safe and effective in patients with moderately advanced Parkinson's disease (PD) patients with motor fluctuations. The authors showed that this treatment caused an improvement in motor function, quality of life, and a decrease in the level of...

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Is carbidopa-levodopa enteral suspension a good treatment for Parkinson’s disease?

Is carbidopa-levodopa enteral suspension a good treatment for Parkinson’s disease?

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

In a nutshell This article studied whether carbidopa-levodopa enteral suspension (CLES; Duopa) treatment improves the quality of life of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). The authors found that CLES improved both quality of life and the ability of patients to perform daily activities. Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) is...

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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...

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Eye changes in patients with Parkinson’s disease could predict mental impairment

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the association retinal changes (RC) and Parkinson's disease (PD) stage. Researchers suggested that retina (the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye) changes could be a predictive factor for mental symptoms in these patients. Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) affects brain cells. As these...

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Intense physical exercise therapy improves symptoms in patients with Parkinson’s disease

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

In a nutshell This study investigated the effects of exercise therapy to treat the symptoms of patients with Parkinson disease. Researchers suggested that exercise therapy improved the symptoms of these patients in a short-term period. Some background Parkinson disease is a progressive disease that affects brain cells. It causes impaired movements and...

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Evaluating the side effects and impact of medical cannabis on Parkinson’s disease symptoms

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

In a nutshell This study evaluated the side effects and impact of medical cannabis on the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD). This study concluded that medical cannabis improved PD symptoms and did not cause major side effects. Some background PD is a progressive disease caused by loss of brain cells that make dopamine. Dopamine is a chemical...

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Looking for advanced PD patients to test Exablate ultrasound, a new, one-time, non-surgical procedure for motor symptoms

Posted by on Aug 10, 2018 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell The Exablate Neuro study evaluates the safety and effectiveness of focused ultrasound procedures for treating motor symptoms in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) who are no longer having success with medications. The details The Exablate Neuro uses focused ultrasound beams to ablate (destroy) a small area on one side of the...

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