Movement Disorders News

Jun 06, 2019
Ultrasound method restores dopaminergic pathway in brain at Parkinson disease early stages
Researchers use transcranial ultrasound and intravenously inject microbubbles to open a pathway through the blood-brain barrier for drugs to penetrate and trigger therapeutic effects.
May 09, 2019
New AAN guideline for treating tourette syndrome and other chronic tic disorders
Effective treatments that may help improve symptoms.
May 06, 2019
Huntington drug successfully lowers levels of disease-causing protein
Drug successfully lowers levels of the abnormal protein that causes Huntington disease.
May 02, 2019
Out-of-pocket costs for neurologic medications rise sharply over 12 years
Sharpest increase for multiple sclerosis drugs.
Apr 05, 2019
Advances in deep brain stimulation could lead to new treatments for people with movement and psychia
Recent advances in DBS could lead to treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder, Gilles de la Tourette syndrome, and depression.
Feb 05, 2019
Experts propose revising the criteria for diagnosis of Parkinson disease
What is known about the "prodromal" phase of Parkinson disease, and how do measurement and better understanding enable earlier treatment, and even prevention, by the year 2040?
Jan 31, 2019
Expert-based clinical guidelines focus on behavioral symptoms in Huntington disease
Clinicians treating patients with Huntington disease are often not trained to recognize or treat neuropsychiatric symptoms of the disease.
Jan 30, 2019
Emerging evidence of an impending Parkinson disease pandemic identified
Experts discuss reasons for the increasing number of patients with Parkinson disease and the challenges that need to be overcome to prevent and slow down a pandemic.
Dec 26, 2018
Inhaled levodopa for treatment of OFF episodes in people with PD taking carbidopa/levodopa
First and only FDA-approved inhaled levodopa for intermittent treatment of off episodes in people with Parkinson disease taking carbidopa/levodopa.
Dec 17, 2018
Real-time feedback tames Parkinson disease brainwaves
Parkinson disease patients can voluntarily control their brainwaves, represents a new approach toward managing disease-related brain activity.
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