Search Results Tagged With movement disorders

In the blink of an eye, researchers detect early signs of movement disorders


Despite decades of intensive study, the causes of Parkinson's remain unknown, and a cure is still elusive. What's more, there is no standard diagnostic test for the disease. Researchers at Virginia Co…
June 03, 2015

Injected Apomorphine Rapidly Treats Morning Akinesia in Parkinson's


For patients with Parkinson's disease, subcutaneous injections of apomorphine work more rapidly than oral levodopa for overcoming morning akinesia, according to a study presented at the International…
June 23, 2015

Treatment for Parkinson's could replace surgery


Ultrasound waves could be key to treating Parkinson's disease.
September 07, 2015

2 Markers of Parkinson’s Progression May Help Trials in Newly Diagnosed Patients


A five year study by the Movement Disorder Society found that dopaminergic  (levadopa & dopamine agonists) were evaluated in participants in 2 ways: on and off-time periods, while findings for the…
April 11, 2018

Celebrating Fall


As we at Northwest Parkinson’s contemplate the season change (pumpkin spice, anyone?), I find myself reflecting on the significance of our collective transition from Summer to Fall.
September 17, 2018

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