Phylogenetically diverse diets favor more complex venoms in North American pitvipers - Holding ML, Strickland JL, Rautsaw RM, Hofmann EP, Mason AJ, Hogan MP, Nystrom GS, Ellsworth SA, Colston TJ, Borja M, Casta ñeda-Gaytán G, Grünwald CI, Jones JM, Freitas-de-Sousa LA, Viala VL, Margres MJ, Hingst-Zaher E, Junqueira-de-Azevedo ILM, Moura-Da-Silva AM, Grazziotin FG, Gibbs HL, Rokyta DR, Parkinson CL.
The role of natural selection in the evolution of trait complexity can be characterized by testing hypothesized links between complex forms and their functions across species. Predatory venoms are composed of multiple proteins that collectively function to... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Non-Human Animals and Insects Source Type: news

Prediction of freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease using a random forest model based on an orthogonal experimental design: a pilot study - Chen Z, Li G, Gao C, Tan Y, Liu J, Zhao J, Ling Y, Yu X, Ren K, Chen S.
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to introduce an orthogonal experimental design (OED) to improve the efficiency of building and optimizing models for freezing of gait (FOG) prediction. METHODS: A random forest (RF) model was developed to pred... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Long-term Benefit for DBS in Treating Parkinson's Motor Symptoms Long-term Benefit for DBS in Treating Parkinson's Motor Symptoms
Deep brain stimulation significantly improves motor function in patients with Parkinson's disease over the long term regardless of the therapeutic target. However, nonmotor symptoms continued to progress, new research shows.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 23, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Nondopamine Antipsychotic Shows Clinical Signal in PD Psychosis Nondopamine Antipsychotic Shows Clinical Signal in PD Psychosis
SEP-363856 has shown signals that it may improve psychosis symptoms in patients with Parkinson's disease without worsening motor symptoms.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - April 22, 2021 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Brian Grant on his unusual life of basketball, Parkinson's and being human
"For years, I kind of lived in fear that this other side of me was gonna come out and become public, and I was going to be judged." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Andy Giegerich Source Type: news

What Parkinson's disease patients reveal about how art is experienced and valued
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) Altered neural functioning, like that experienced in patients with Parkinson's disease, changes the way art is both perceived and valued. People with neurological motor dysfunction demonstrated decreased experiences of motion in abstract art and enhanced preferences for high-motion art, compared to a healthy control group. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Remote Genetic Testing, Counseling Feasible for Parkinson ’s Disease Remote Genetic Testing, Counseling Feasible for Parkinson ’s Disease
Using telehealth for genotyping and counseling in patients with Parkinson's disease is on par with in-person services for patient satisfaction, a new pilot study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 20, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Sleepwalking Tied to Higher Odds for Parkinson's in Men
TUESDAY, April 20, 2021 -- Men with certain sleep problems, like sleep walking, may be at a higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a new study suggests. Among nearly 26,000 men, researchers found those who sleepwalked or had rapid eye... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 20, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Kristin Smart case: Shy podcaster led cops to arrest in California cold case killing
On Tuesday, as San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson announced arrests, he credited Chris Lambert with helping draw worldwide... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In conversation with Ben Mears
Born in Cornwall, Ben Mears first began writing high fantasy as a hobbyist, later working on a series of early-medieval whodunits before self-publishing the young adult Tyler May series. A Sock Full of Bones is the first of his novels to be traditionally published. Listen to the interview https://lindaph.me/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Ben-Mears.mp3 Key takeaways from this episode: Ben is a graphic designer as well as a writer and author of almost nine books. Ben has successfully transitioned from self-published to traditionally published. His first series of self-published books, the Tyler May Series, was inspired by...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - April 16, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Podcast author interview creative process creativity fantasy YA Source Type: news

Lawsuits piling in against Syngenta over paraquat weedkiller, which causes Parkinson's Disease
(Natural News) Attorneys representing numerous plaintiffs in multiple lawsuits filed against Swiss chemical giant Syngenta have asked a U.S. judicial panel to consolidate all of them, which suggests there are many more on the way. At issue is the company’s weedkiller chemical paraquat, which was determined to cause Parkinson’s Disease. Plaintiffs say the noxious concoction... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Consumer Health: Treating and living with Parkinson's disease
April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about treating and living with Parkinson's disease. Parkinson's disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement. People with Parkinson's disease can experience tremor, slowed movement, rigid muscles, speech and writing changes, and impaired posture and balance. An estimated 1 [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 16, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Patients needed for Parkinson's disease trials
This Parkinson's disease awareness week [10-16 April], researchers at the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Bristol are looking to recruit more patients to take part in a number of studies they run in the field of Parkinson's disease. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - April 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Translational Health Sciences; Press Release Source Type: news

I have a dream
. No this is not the start of Martin Luther King’s famous speech. Instead, it’s my take on a similar principle. I have a dream, I’ve had it for many years, to give everyone the opportunity to change their life if they want to. The method is simple and effective and it works every time, but first, you have to see me as I really am. So, I’d like you to sit back, relax and put your imagination into gear as I start a process of transformation before your very eyes. Imagine I’m wearing a big white fluffy dress, with a cloud of golden curls cascading down my back. There is a huge glittery tiara on m...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - April 15, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Happiness dreams Source Type: news

90-Day Specific Readmission for Clostridium difficile Infection After Hospitalization With an Inflammatory Bowel Disease Flare: Outcomes and Risk Factors, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Conclusions The 90-day CDI-specific readmission rate after the index admission of IBD flares was 0.1%. We found risk factors for CDI-associated readmissions such as history of Parkinson's disease, prior CDI, HIV-positive status, and alcohol abuse disorder. Finally, our study also revealed a high health care cost, charges, and burden. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Understanding the growth of disease-causing protein fibres
(University of Bath) * A new method has been developed to measure how fast amyloid fibrils grow.* The team fired a beam of neutrons at the growing fibrils then used a 'contrast matching' method that made most of each fibril invisible to neutrons, so they could analyse the signal from the growing end alone.* The method will help scientists better understand diseases associated with amyloid fibrils, such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Type 2 diabetes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 15, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Protein linked to ALS/Ataxia could play key role in other neurodegenerative disorders
(University of Utah Health) A new study suggests that some neurological disorders share a common underlying thread. Staufen1, a protein that accumulates in the brains of patients with certain neurological conditions, is linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease, along with other neurological disorders, including Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and Huntington's disease, according to University of Utah Health scientists. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FSU College of Medicine research links Parkinson's disease and neuroticism
(Florida State University) New research from the Florida State University College of Medicine has found that the personality trait neuroticism is consistently associated with a higher risk of developing the brain disorder Parkinson's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Why Crossover Health shut down Sherpaa, and how it's taking its lessons into the future
Sherpaa founder Jay Parkinson has left Crossover Health after two years. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - April 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Emerging Technologies, Technology Source Type: news

Researchers receive funding to help Parkinson's patients, protect environment
(Binghamton University) New grants from the State University of New York could help researchers at Binghamton University create a new therapy to provide relief to Parkinson's patients and help locate abandoned oil and gas wells. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The Flower Box by Jane O ’ Connor, short story category winner 2020
Kay sat on the step of her pottery studio cradling a cup of tea when she felt a nudge on her arm as Pansy, her Nan’s Yorkshire Terrier, rushed past her and began doing joyful circuits of the lawn. Kay had been apprehensive about taking Pansy in, but things had happened so quickly after Nan’s fall that she had felt it was the only option, and her Nan had been so grateful. It had been left to Kay to break the news to Nan that she was going straight into a nursing home after hospital due to her failing vision, and that her bungalow would have to be sold. ‘I never really liked the place anyway,’ Nan had...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - April 10, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Jane O'Connor Tags: Hysteria hysteria 2020 hysteria 7 short story Source Type: news

Pain in the Neurodegenerating Brain Pain in the Neurodegenerating Brain
This review examines alterations in pain processing and perception in Alzheimer disease and Parkinson disease. How might this impact responses to analgesic pharmacotherapy?Pain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Diabetes: QMU demonstrate 'convincing evidence' that blood sugar linked to Parkinson's
DIABETES causes high blood sugar levels, which has been associated with a greater risk of Parkinson's disease. Researchers from the prestigious Queen Mary University have cemented this interesting line of enquiry. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 9, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk to anaesthetists from chemical linked to Parkinson ’s disease | Letter
Trichloroethylene was used as a general anaesthetic agent, and chronic exposure over a career could have led to Parkinson ’sWe have received reports that anaesthetists exposed to trichloroethylene (TCE) may develop Parkinson ’s disease (Rates of Parkinson ’s disease are exploding. A common chemical may be to blame, 7 April). TCE was used as a general anaesthetic agent from the 1940s to the early 80s (when it was known by its tradename Trilene). If so, the presumption is that it would be chronic exposure over the course of a career that would present the greatest risk, and there has been no suggestion that...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 8, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: Parkinson's disease Health Medical research Science Society Doctors Neuroscience Source Type: news

Recovery of dynamic stability during slips unaffected by arm swing in people with Parkinson's Disease - Siragy T, Hill A, Nantel J.
The arm elevation strategy assists in recovering stability during slips in healthy young and elderly individuals. However, in people with Parkinson's Disease, one of the main motor symptoms affecting the upper limbs is reduced arm swing which intensifies t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

A self-reported clinical tool predicts falls in people with Parkinson's disease - Almeida LRS, Piemonte MEP, Cavalcanti HM, Canning CG, Paul SS.
BACKGROUND: A 3-step clinical prediction tool including falling in the previous year, freezing of gait in the past month and self-selected gait speed ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

An amyloid link between Parkinson's disease and melanoma
(American Chemical Society) On the surface, Parkinson's disease and melanoma do not appear to have much in common. However, for nearly 50 years, doctors have recognized that Parkinson's disease patients are more likely to develop melanoma than the general population. Now, scientists report a molecular link between the two diseases in the form of protein aggregates known as amyloids. The researchers will present their results today at ACS Spring 2021. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - April 7, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Study shows why crossing obstacles is difficult for patients with Parkinson's disease
(Funda ç ã o de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de S ã o Paulo) The scientists detected incapacities related to gait timing and foot placement. Their discoveries serve as a basis for the development of an exercise protocol that mitigates the difficulty. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Parkinson's discovery points to possible future treatment approaches
(University of Ottawa) More than 20 years after the discovery of the parkin gene linked to young-onset Parkinson's disease, researchers at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa may have finally figured out how this mysterious gene protects the brain. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Parkinson's, cancer, type 2 diabetes share a key element that drives disease
(Salk Institute) Salk researchers have discovered a direct link between a master sensor of cell stress and a protein that protects the power stations of cells. The same pathway is also tied to type 2 diabetes and cancer, which could open a new avenue for treating all three diseases. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mechanism of abnormal movements induced by drug treatment of Parkinson's disease
(National Institutes of Natural Sciences) Researchers at the National Institute for Physiological Sciences in Japan reveal the mechanism of hyperkinetic movements called L-DOPA-induced dyskinesia, which is a major side effect of medication in Parkinson's disease. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 7, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Consumer Health: What do you know about Parkinson's disease?
April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about this progressive nervous system disorder. An estimated 1 million people in the U.S. and more than 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson's disease, according to the American Parkinson Disease Association. The signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease can [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 7, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Can Exercise Prevent Cognitive Decline in Early Parkinson's? Can Exercise Prevent Cognitive Decline in Early Parkinson's?
Is exercise the'next blockbuster drug'for the prevention of cognitive decline in early Parkinson's disease?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - April 6, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Exercise Prevents Cognitive Decline in Parkinson's
Can Exercise Prevent Cognitive Decline in Early Parkinson's? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 6, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Early detection of freezing of gait during walking using inertial measurement unit and plantar pressure distribution data - Pardoel S, Shalin G, Nantel J, Lemaire ED, Kofman J.
Freezing of gait (FOG) is a sudden and highly disruptive gait dysfunction that appears in mid to late-stage Parkinson's disease (PD) and can lead to falling and injury. A system that predicts freezing before it occurs or detects freezing immediately after ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Rehabilitation of falls in Parkinson's disease: self-perception vs. objective measures of fall risk - Sangarapillai K, Norman BM, Almeida QJ.
Falls are an important cause of injury and increased hospital/long-term care facility stays and has been reported in 70% of people with Parkinson's disease (PD), yet there is limited effectiveness of medications for reducing falls. As an adjunct, many exer... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Anonymous donor doubles Hysteria Writing Competition prize pot
Thanks to a kind donation from a benefactor who wishes to remain anonymous, the prize funds for each category winner have been doubled to £50 each. The donor said, “I had some happy writing news today and felt like paying it forward”. What a lovely way to celebrate some good news about your creative efforts. The competition is FREE to enter for anyone writing in English on the theme Hope and Unity. There are three categories: Short stories – up to 600 words Flash Fiction – up to 100 words Poetry – up to 12 lines Entries will be reviewed by a small team of readers for each category and ...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - April 5, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Hysteria hysteria 2021 Source Type: news

New blueprint of brain connections reveals extensive reach of central regulator
(University of California - San Diego) UC San Diego researchers have generated a new map of connectivity from a part of the brain called the basal ganglia, a hub for regulating motor and behavior functions. The breadth of connections revealed could potentially open avenues for intervention of Parkinson's disease and other disorders such as Tourette's syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and obsessive-compulsive disorder. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 5, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Distinct Parkinson's disease symptoms tied to different brain pathways
(University of California - San Diego) Neurobiologists at UC San Diego have found that identifiable brain pathways are linked with specific debilitating symptoms of Parkinson's disease. The findings, published in Nature Neuroscience, could help form the basis for improving therapeutic strategies for precise symptoms of Parkinson's at various levels of disease progression. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Exercise May Slow Cognitive Decline in Some With Early Parkinson Disease
WEDNESDAY, March 31, 2021 -- Increased levels of physical activity may have a protective effect on apolipoprotein E (APOE) ε4-related cognitive decline in early Parkinson disease (PD), according to a study published online March 31 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 31, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The happiness factor
To be or not to be, that is the question? The opening line of Hamlet’s soliloquy is a memorable piece that you probably remember from school days. But it is the beginning of a personal consideration about the merits of suicide; it’s no wonder the play is one of Shakespeare’s tragedies. I like to think that perhaps Will could have improved it just a little by the addition of one simple word. To be happy or not to be happy, now that is an even more interesting question? Perhaps in changing the tone of the opening line Hamlet might have changed his fate and so turned tragedy into something altogether lighter...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - March 31, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Happiness Source Type: news

Impact of motor subtype on non-motor symptoms and fall-related features in patients with early Parkinson's disease - Kwon KY, Lee EJ, Lee M, Ju H, Im K.
AIM: Clinical implications for motor phenotypes of Parkinson's disease (PD) remain to be further elucidated, particularly at the early stages of the disease. We aimed to compare the non-motor and fall-related features between tremor-dominant (TD) and postu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The Thursday Throng
‘Throng’ n. – A multitude of persons or of living beings pressing or pressed into a close body or assemblage; a crowd. This section of my website is called The Thursday Throng in honour of the throng that waits eagerly at the bookshop door when a new author book signing or speaking. It takes the form of a ‘Meet the Author’ online event with some information about our author’s latest book and an interview. Some authors also offered giveaways of their books and others have reviews I’ve written posted on Amazon (UK and US) and Goodreads. Past Thursday Throng Author Interviews 2018 ...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - March 26, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Creativity author interview Source Type: news

New discoveries of deep brain stimulation put it on par with therapeutics
(University of Houston) Testing the frequencies of deep brain stimulation, a University of Houston engineer discovers why the therapy for Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders works at some frequencies and not at others, making way for quicker, more personalized treatment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Higher Risk for Parkinson Disease
TUESDAY, March 23, 2021 -- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is associated with an increased risk for Parkinson disease (PD), as well as more rapid PD progression, according to a review published online March 8 in Movement Disorders. Harneek Chohan,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 23, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Understanding the influence of pain and fatigue on physical performance, fear of falling and falls in people with Parkinson's disease: a pilot study - Khalil H, Alissa N, Al-Sharman A, E'leimat I, Qawasmeh MA, El-Salem K.
OBJECTIVE: Pain and fatigue are highly prevalent debilitating symptoms in Parkinson's disease (PD), however, their relationship with physical performance, fear of falling (FOF)  and falls is not clear. We aim in this pilot study to investigate the relation... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Parkinson's gene may impair how new neurons are made throughout our lifetime
(University of Sheffield) The Parkinon's gene PINK1 is important for the generation of dopamine-producing neurons throughout life, and is not just responsible for the premature death of these neurons (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Closed-loop deep brain stimulation to treat medication-refractory freezing of gait in Parkinson's disease - Molina R, Hass CJ, Cernera S, Sowalsky K, Schmitt AC, Roper JA, Martinez-Ramirez D, Opri E, Hess CW, Eisinger RS, Foote KD, Gunduz A, Okun MS.
BACKGROUND: Treating medication-refractory freezing of gait (FoG) in Parkinson's disease (PD) remains challenging despite several trials reporting improvements in motor symptoms using subthalamic nucleus or globus pallidus internus (GPi) deep brain stimula... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Do benzodiazepines impair motor and nonmotor symptoms in a sample of Parkinson's disease patients? - Gaztanaga W, Sarno M, Margolesky J, Luca C, Singer C, Moore H, Jagid J, Levin B.
Background Anxiety and sleep disturbances are prevalent in Parkinson's disease (PD). Benzodiazepines (BZDs) are commonly used to treat these symptoms; however, they are associated with unfavorable side effects such as falls and cognitive slowing in the gen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Parkinson's disease: When molecular guardians need to be protected
(University of Konstanz) New approach to treating Parkinson's disease: Research team at the University of Konstanz demonstrates the role the protein FAT10 may play in the development of the disease (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news