Corrigendum to “A computer vision framework for finger-tapping evaluation in Parkinson's disease” Artif. Intell. Med. 60 (2014) 27–40

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Authors: Müller MLTM, Marusic U, van Emde Boas M, Weiss D, Bohnen NI Abstract Introduction: Gait and balance disorders in Parkinson's disease (PD) represent a major therapeutic challenge as frequent falls and freezing of gait impair quality of life and predict mortality. Limited dopaminergic therapy responses implicate non-dopaminergic mechanisms calling for alternative therapies. Areas covered: The authors provide a review that encompasses pathophysiological changes involved in axial motor impairments in PD, pharmacological approaches, exercise and physical therapy, improving physical activity levels, invasive a...
Source: Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics - Category: Neurology Tags: Expert Rev Neurother Source Type: research
The most common age-related neurodegenerative conditions are associated with the build up of various protein aggregates, chemically altered or misfolded proteins that can form solid deposits in and around cells when in that state. These protein aggregates are characterized by the ability to spread and grow, acting as seeds for more aggregation. They include the well known amyloid-β and tau of Alzheimer's disease, the α-synuclein associated with Parkinson's disease, and so forth. In recent years researchers have been devoting ever more effort to investigations of a less well known protein aggregate, TDP-43, assoc...
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Authors: Ding M, Chen Y, Luan H, Zhang X, Zhao Z, Wu Y Abstract Traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects people in all demographics, since it is associated with a variety of chronic degenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. In TBI, the central nervous system elicits an immune response involving various immune cells that is necessary for healing and defending the body against pathogens, but can also cause secondary damage to the brain if the response is prolonged. In our clinical practice, it has been identified that administration of dexmedetomidine was associated with reduced production of in...
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ConclusionShifting from CV stimulation to CC stimulation may improve DBS-induced AEO. The exact mechanism underlying this improvement is unknown and further studies are needed to confirm the efficacy of CC stimulation for AEO.
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Publication date: Available online 15 August 2019Source: Interdisciplinary NeurosurgeryAuthor(s): Haitian Nan, Kai Li, Shuhua Li, Wen Su, Haibo ChenAbstractBackgroundThe Guideline for Management of Parkinson's Disease in China was published in 2006 to standardize Parkinson's disease treatment. Our objective was to compare the initial PD treatment and their accordance with the recommendations before and after the guideline publication.MethodsWe identified 136 PD patients as part of a hospital-based study in Beijing, and compared the prescriptions of dopamine agonists (DA) and levodopa (LD) as initial therapy to evaluate the...
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PAUL SINHA was diagnosed with Parkinson ’s disease in May of this year. The Chase star is now using his journey with the degenerative brain condition as material for his new comedy and putting a lighter spin on the disease.
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ConclusionPD is a multifactorial disorder involving interplay of aging, genetics and environmental factors. This has implications on the development of appropriate animal models of PD which take all these factors into account. Common converging pathways likely include mitochondrial dysfunction, impaired autophagy, oxidative stress and neuroinflammation, which are associated with the accumulation and spread of misfolded α-synuclein and neurodegeneration. Understanding the mechanisms involved in the initiation and progression of PD may lead to potential therapeutic targets to prevent PD or modify its course.
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Better care for Parkinson ’s, MS and motor neurone disease Related items fromOnMedica 'Revived' dead pig brains offer new research hopes NICE issues guidelines on neurological conditions GPs have duty to protect abused vulnerable adults NICE sets care standards for spasticity GPs must greatly improve deaf awareness
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Conclusions: Patients want to be involved and feel involved when choosing an advanced treatment, but often do not know all treatment options. Implementation of true patient involvement needs personalized information provision on all treatment options and improvement on how this information is communicated.
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ConclusionsT. tuberosum has been tested for various biological activities and the extracts (tubers in particular) demonstrated a promising potential as an antibacterial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and inhibitors of benign prostatic hyperplasia. A lack of alignment between the ethno-medicinal uses and existing biological screenings was observed, indicating the need to explore its potential for the treatment against respiratory affections, urinary affections and blood diseases. Likewise, it is necessary to analyse deeply the relationship that exists between the different tuber colours of T. tuberosum and its use for the ...
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