Movement Disorders News


Sep 10, 2018
Parkinson matters: A call to action to improve patient care
Experts propose ways to address the rapidly rising number of deaths from Parkinson's disease and related disorders.
Aug 28, 2018
Effects of deep brain stimulation in patients with Parkinson disease
Improved effects on motor function and fewer side effects possible.
Aug 17, 2018
The eyes may have it, an early sign of Parkinson disease
Thinning of retina linked to loss of brain cells that control movement.
Aug 03, 2018
Insulin resistance under-diagnosed in non-diabetics with Parkinson disease
Findings could lead to increased screening for patients with Parkinson disease to detect and correct insulin resistance.
Jul 02, 2018
DBS treatment may slow the progression of Parkinson disease tremor in early-stage patients
Study is the first evidence of a treatment that slows the progression of one of the cardinal features of Parkinson disease.
Jun 11, 2018
Bacteriophages: Are they an overlooked driver of Parkinson disease?
Researchers discover the role certain bacteriophages may play in the onset of Parkinson disease.
May 31, 2018
Drugs that suppress immune system may protect against Parkinson disease
People who take immunosuppressants less likely to develop the disease.
May 16, 2018
Joint resolution: A link between Huntington’s disease and rheumatoid arthritis
Epigenomic analyses may lead to other unexpected findings and novel therapeutic drug targets for many diseases.
Apr 26, 2018
Brain structure linked to symptoms of restless legs syndrome
People with restless legs syndrome may have changes in a portion of the brain that processes sensory information.
Mar 08, 2018
Non-invasive brain stimulation improves gait impairment of Parkinson disease patients
Transcranial direct current therapy positively impacts mobility and executive functions.
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