Movement Disorders News


Dec 04, 2018
A toxin that travels from stomach to brain may trigger Parkinsonism
Combining low doses of a toxic herbicide with sugar-binding proteins called lectins may trigger Parkinsonism after the toxin travels from the stomach to the brain.
Dec 03, 2018
Electrical stimulation device developed for brain treatments without major surgery
Australian researchers have developed a tiny device that electrically stimulates the brain and could one day be used to treat conditions such as epilepsy and Parkinson's disease without invasive surgery.
Nov 02, 2018
Study says life span normal when Parkinson disease does not affect thinking
Good news for many people with Parkinson disease and their families.
Oct 31, 2018
Study says life span normal when Parkinson does not affect thinking
Study looked at people with Parkinson disease and other types of parkinsonism, such as multiple system atrophy and progressive supranuclear palsy.
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.
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