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Sleep disturbances, common in Parkinson's disease, can be early indicator of disease onset
Source: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia News From Medical News Today [2014.07.14]
Up to 70% of Parkinson's disease (PD) patients experience sleep problems that negatively impact their quality of life.
Tozadenant Phase 2b Parkinson's disease study published in Lancet Neurology
Source: Clinical Trials / Drug Trials News From Medical News Today [2014.07.09]
Biotie announces that full data from the positive Phase 2b study evaluating tozadenant, an adenosine A2a antagonist, in Parkinson's disease patients experiencing end of dose wearing off have been...
Source: MedicineNet amantadine Specialty [2013.12.04]
Title: Parkinson's Disease
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/4/2013 12:00:00 AM
Parkinson's Disease Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet amantadine Specialty [2011.08.31]
Title: Parkinson's Disease Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 8/23/2011 12:53:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/31/2011 2:27:29 PM
Human neurodegenerative diseases may be impacted by discovery of a new cellular garbage control pathway
Source: Huntingtons Disease News From Medical News Today [2014.07.22]
Several human neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease but also ageing, are linked to an accumulation of abnormal and aggregated...
Protective effect of α-synuclein knockdown on dopaminergic neurons
Source: Depression News From Medical News Today [2014.07.16]
The over-expression of α-synuclein is a major factor in the death of dopaminergic neurons in a methamphetamine-induced model of Parkinson's disease (PD).
L-dopa medication could be helpful in the treatment of phobias and post-traumatic stress disorder
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.07.11]
A drug used to treat Parkinson's disease could also help people with phobias or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Early Parkinson's identifIed by MRI brain scans
Source: MRI / PET / Ultrasound News From Medical News Today [2014.06.13]
Oxford University researchers funded by Parkinson's UK have developed a simple and quick MRI technique that offers promise for early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's-affected brains that receive neuron transplants appear healthy after 14 years
Source: Transplants / Organ Donations News From Medical News Today [2014.06.09]
When transplanted into the midbrains of adult patients with Parkinson's disease, dopamine neurons derived from fetal tissue can remain healthy for many years.