Comparative Controlled Study of Analgesic, Antiasthenic and Anti-Anxiety Effects of Xenon in Patients With Parkinson's Disease

Condition:   Parkinson Disease Interventions:   Drug: NBTX-001;   Drug: Standard of Care Sponsor:   Nobilis Therapeutics Inc. Recruiting
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BACKGROUND: Identifying neuropsychiatric disorders is essential for prompt treatment to reduce morbidity. Among these disorders, anxiety and depression have been frequently associated with Parkinson disease (PD), particularly among elderly population. ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news
AbstractBackgroundPeople with Alzheimer's disease (AD) often have multimorbidity and take multiple medicines. Yet few studies have examined medicine utilization for comorbidities comparing people with and without AD.ObjectiveThe aim was to investigate the patterns of medication use for comorbidities in people with and without AD.MethodsAn Australian population ‐based study was conducted using the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme 10% sample of pharmacy claims data.People with ADwere defined as those dispensed medicines for dementia (cholinesterase inhibitors, memantine, or risperidone for behavioral and psychological sympto...
Source: Pharmacotherapy: The Journal of Human Pharmacology and Drug Therapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Original Research Article Source Type: research
Conclusions: EDS did not worsen over 10 years, although other PD aspects did. EDS in PD seems to be a complex nonmotor symptom that is unrelated to deterioration of motor symptoms in PD. PMID: 31583073 [PubMed]
Source: Parkinsons Disease - Category: Neurology Tags: Parkinsons Dis Source Type: research
Abstract Neurodegeneration entails progressive loss of neuronal structure as well as function leading to cognitive failure, apathy, anxiety, irregular body movements, mood swing and ageing. Proteomic dysregulation is considered the key factor for neurodegeneration. Mechanisms involving deregulated processing of proteins such as amyloid beta (Aβ) oligomerization; tau hyperphosphorylation, prion misfolding; α-synuclein accumulation/lewy body formation, chaperone deregulation, acetylcholine depletion, adenosine 2A (A2A) receptor hyperactivation, secretase deregulation, leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 (LRRK2) ...
Source: Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology - Category: Cytology Authors: Tags: Cell Mol Neurobiol Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: DA therapy poses a high, previously underestimated risk of ICDs, especially in the form of hypersexuality in eugonadal men. PMID: 31580439 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism - Category: Endocrinology Authors: Tags: J Clin Endocrinol Metab Source Type: research
Authors: Kalyani HHN, Sullivan KA, Moyle G, Brauer S, Jeffrey ER, Kerr GK Abstract BACKGROUND: While dance may improve motor features in Parkinson's disease (PD), it is not yet clear if the benefits extend to non-motor features. OBJECTIVE: To determine whether dance classes based on Dance for PD ®, improve cognition, psychological symptoms and Quality of Life (QoL) in PD. METHODS: Participants were allocated to a Dance Group (DG; n = 17) or Control Group (CG: n = 16). Participants had early-stage PD (Hoehn &Yahr: DG = 1.6±0.7, CG = 1.5±0.8) with no cognitive impair...
Source: NeuroRehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: NeuroRehabilitation Source Type: research
The objective of this study was to investigate if daily BLT, with a head-mounted device (Luminette®), has a beneficial effect on depression, anxiety, daytime sleepiness and fatigue in patients with PD. In this double-blind, placebo-controlled study, 16 patients with PD were randomized to receive either 1  month of BLT or 1 month of placebo therapy, separated by a 2-week washout period, in a crossover fashion. Patients completed questionnaires for the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS), the Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS) and the Fatigue Impact Scale (FIS) before and after each treatment p eriod. The ...
Source: Acta Neurologica Belgica - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Condition:   Parkinson Disease Interventions:   Drug: NBTX-001;   Drug: Standard of Care Sponsor:   Nobilis Therapeutics Inc. Recruiting
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In this study, a translational genetic rat model of early-onset PD (Pink1-/-) was used to address significant gaps in knowledge concerning sex-specific characteristics of limb sensorimotor deficits, vocal motor dysfunction, and changes in affective state. Traditional behavioral tests of limb function, ultrasonic vocalization, anxiety, and anhedonia in the Pink1-/- female rat and wildtype controls were used to test the hypothesis that behavioral performance would significantly differ between genotypes, and that these differences would increase with disease progression (age of the rat). Results demonstrate that Pink1-/- fema...
Source: Behavioural Brain Research - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Behav Brain Res Source Type: research
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