Search Results Tagged With Parkinson's Study

Presynaptic Dopaminergic Lesion Predicts Drug-Induced Dyskinesia


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


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 susp…
February 20, 2014

‘Lessebo’ Effect Implications for Parkinson’s Therapies


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


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 Study Takes Cognizance of Ashkenazi Jews


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


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


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

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