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Advancing Pain Management: Human Studies

Advancing Pain Management: Human Studies

Research on monogenic disorders has made vital contributions to all aspects of medical care, including our understanding of pain pathophysiology.

Inhaled Levodopa for 'Off' Periods in Parkinson Disease

Inhaled Levodopa for 'Off' Periods in Parkinson Disease

Levodopa pill can wear off, but a powdered version can help patients during off periods.

Statins May Be Protective Against Parkinson's in Diabetes

Statins May Be Protective Against Parkinson's in Diabetes

The study suggests that statins may serve a greater purpose beyond control of lipids and cardiovascular events.

Active Music Therapy May Be Beneficial in Parkinson's

Active Music Therapy May Be Beneficial in Parkinson's

Researchers saw a beneficial effect in tests examining frontal lobe function and improvement in memory.

Dopaminergic Control of Striatal Cholinergic Interneurons May Cause Antipsychotic-Associated Parkinsonism

Dopaminergic Control of Striatal Cholinergic Interneurons May Cause Antipsychotic-Associated Parkinsonism

Research examines the underlying mechanisms for the disabling adverse effects associated with antipsychotic medications.

Urinary Biomarker of Parkinson Disease Identified

Urinary Biomarker of Parkinson Disease Identified

To date, there are no validated biomarkers to independently assess Parkinson Disease diagnosis and prognosis, or to measure disease severity.

No Evidence for Transmission of Alzheimer Pathology Through Blood Transfusions

No Evidence for Transmission of Alzheimer Pathology Through Blood Transfusions

If transmission of neurodegenerative diseases such as dementia of any type, AD, or PD does occur, it is rare.

Parkinson Disease Incidence On The Rise Among American Men

Parkinson Disease Incidence On The Rise Among American Men

Declining smoking rates could be associated with higher incidence of parkinsonism and PD.

FDA Approves Nuplazid for Parkinson's Disease Psychosis

FDA Approves Nuplazid for Parkinson's Disease Psychosis

The drug is the first of its kind to address PD psychosis without having an ill effect on motor symptoms.

Physical Activity Level Affects Rate of Cognitive Decline

Physical Activity Level Affects Rate of Cognitive Decline

Declines in processing sleep and episodic memory were observed in those with low levels of activity.

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