Movement Disorders News

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.
Feb 21, 2018
Simple walking test may help make difficult diagnosis
Findings suggest dual-task tests are inexpensive and effective way to differentiate between idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus and progressive supranuclear palsy.
Feb 09, 2018
NIH scientists adapt new brain disease test for Parkinson’s, dementia with Lewy bodies
Early and accurate diagnoses is essential for developing treatments and identifying patients eligible for clinical trials.
Jan 23, 2018
A new therapeutic avenue for Parkinson disease
Clearing senescent astrocytes prevents Parkinson disease in mouse model of sporadic disease.
Jan 12, 2018
Researcher discovers commonalities in brains of people with Huntington disease and Parkinson disease
May lead to a better understanding of the brain's response to neurodegeneration.
Nov 28, 2017
Low frequency brain stimulation improves cognition in Parkinson disease
Rare intraoperative brain recordings identify new brain connection that may be a target for improving cognitive symptoms in Parkinson disease.
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