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Presynaptic Dopaminergic Lesion Predicts Drug-Induced Dyskinesia

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Research suggests that the extent of presynaptic dopaminergic denervation before starting therapy may predict which patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) will later develop levodopa-induced dyskinesi…
May 15, 2014

NZ Parkinson's Trial on Hold - Experts Respond

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An Auckland biotech company is putting its trial of an experimental Parkinson's disease treatment on hold following the withdrawal of previous animal research. Living Cell Technologies (LCT) has su…
February 20, 2014

‘Lessebo’ Effect Implications for Parkinson’s Therapies

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Patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) have a reduced objective response to treatment given in a clinical trial if they know they may be taking a placebo, research shows. This “lessebo effect” is t…
May 14, 2014

Impaired New Learning Identified in Patients with Parkinson Disease

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Kessler Foundation scientists collaborated with colleagues in Spain to study memory and learning in patients with Parkinson Disease (PD). They found that the Parkinson group's ability to learn new inf…
March 23, 2014

Parkinson’s Disease Reverted In Rats

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Scientists have demonstrated that mobility can be restored in patients with Parkinson's disease, the major degenerative disease of the motor system worldwide.
December 19, 2014

Parkinson’s Study Takes Cognizance of Ashkenazi Jews

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The Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI), a large-scale biomarker study sponsored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF), is expanding to study individuals with …
February 28, 2014

Lundbeck Part of Major Advances in the Understanding of Parkinson's Disease

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In collaboration with researchers from the University of York in the UK, Lundbeck researchers have discovered groundbreaking methods that could be used for the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson's…
May 15, 2014

Magnetic Stimulation Improves Parkinson's Symptoms

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In what researchers describe as the first randomized trial of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) using an H-coil in Parkinson's disease (PD) added on to drug therapy, active stimulati…
June 17, 2014

Smart shoes with lasers make strides in mobility

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The right shoes can do more than complement your outfit. A new mobility aid named Path helps people who have trouble walking – simply by being fitted to their shoes.
December 17, 2014

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