Classifying idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder, controls, and mild Parkinson's disease using gait parameters - Cochen De Cock V, Dotov D, Lacombe S, Picot MC, Galtier F, Driss V, Giovanni C, Geny C, Abril B, Damm L, Janaqi S.
BACKGROUND: Subtle gait changes associated with idiopathic rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder (iRBD) could allow early detection of subjects with future synucleinopathies. OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to create a multiclass model, u... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 21, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Fortune telling kit
You may have read some six-word short stories, often in the form of an advert. One of the most famous by Hemingway is “For sale. baby shoes, never worn”. Can you come up with a six-word advert that hints at an unknown story? You can see my effort here: Book now. Fortunes told. Future sold. Now it’s your turn. Why not use the comment area below my post on my website to share your thoughts.   The post Fortune telling kit appeared first on Linda Parkinson-Hardman. (Source: The Hysterectomy Association)
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - January 20, 2022 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Creative Writing advert hemingway Source Type: news

Dementia: New treatment trialled that could prevent the degenerative brain condition
ALONGSIDE other conditions such diabetes and Parkinson's disease, cases of dementia are going up. Dementia, in all its forms, is currently incurable. Every year scientists are working their way closer to a cure and one may be just around the corner. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 20, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Motor Imagery Promising in Motor Rehabilitation in Parkinson's Motor Imagery Promising in Motor Rehabilitation in Parkinson's
Future studies are needed to develop specific motor imagery protocols.First Look (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 19, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Parkinson’s disease: The simple activity that could slow down the brain condition
PARKINSON'S disease is a neurological condition for which there is currently no cure. Despite this, those who have the condition are not entirely powerless and there are treatments that can be undertaken to slow the onset. The latest treatment to be suggested by scientists also happens to be free. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercise Slows Progression, Cognitive Decline in Parkinson's Exercise Slows Progression, Cognitive Decline in Parkinson's
The study found moderate-to-vigorous exercise and even ordinary physical activity has a beneficial impact on slowing disease progression and cognitive decline in Parkinson's disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 17, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Parkinson's disease affects gaze behavior and performance of drivers - Gotardi GC, Barbieri FA, Sim ão RO, Pereira VA, Baptista AM, Imaizumi LF, Moretto G, Navarro M, Polastri PF, Rodrigues ST.
The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of PD and aging on gaze behavior and performance of drivers in a simulated task. Ten drivers with PD, ten neurologically healthy older drivers, and ten neurologically healthy younger adult drivers were a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 17, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Is detecting signs of skin cancer in the bathroom mirror in our future?
The field of medicine is currently experiencing an incredible surge in innovation, driven by groundbreaking new biological discoveries, a digital revolution and a growing willingness to collaborate in research globally. What can patients expect for the future? Will we someday be able to cure cancer? How can we help people who urgently need a donor organ? When will we be able to effectively fight neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's? These are some of the major questions… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - January 17, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Bayer Source Type: news

Parkinson’s diet: Can what you eat reduce your risk of Parkinson’s?
PARKINSON'S is the fastest growing neurological condition in the world - how can your diet impact your risk of developing the condition? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 15, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Regular Exercise Linked to Slower Deterioration in Parkinson Disease
FRIDAY, Jan. 14, 2022 -- For patients with early Parkinson disease (PD), average regular overall physical activity levels over time are associated with slower deterioration of postural and gait stability, activities of daily living, and processing... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 14, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Painter and canvas
I love the idea of generating writing ideas from a set of pre-prepared words. In this one, simply choose one word from each column and create an introductory sentence for a short story, flash fiction or a novel using each of the words. My effort is below. “I watched the painter as she worked the rain-soaked canvas, yellow running into red into green using her finger as yardstick measuring the proportions of our local station.” Now your turn. Why not use the comment area below to share your thoughts.   The post Painter and canvas appeared first on Linda Parkinson-Hardman. (Source: The Hysterectomy Association)
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - January 14, 2022 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Creative Writing wordsquare writing prompt Source Type: news

Acute effect of traditional and adaptive metronomes on gait variability in older individuals with a history of falls - Cronstr öm A, Cole MH, Chalkley D, van Andel S, Pepping GJ, Creaby MW.
BACKGROUND: Metronome cueing has been shown to reduce gait variability and thereby potentially reduce falls risk in individuals with Parkinson's disease. It is unclear however, if metronome cueing has a similar effect in healthy older adults with a history... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Predicting fall counts using wearable sensors: a novel digital biomarker for Parkinson's disease - Greene BR, Premoli I, McManus K, McGrath D, Caulfield B.
People with Parkinson's disease (PD) experience significant impairments to gait and balance; as a result, the rate of falls in people with Parkinson's disease is much greater than that of the general population. Falls can have a catastrophic impact on qual... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Severity of daytime sleepiness and Parkinsonian-like symptoms in Korean adults aged 50-64 years - Shin C, Kim REY, Thomas RJ, Yun CH, Lee SK, Abbott RD.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: While excessive daytime sleepiness can predate Parkinson's disease in late-life, its association with parkinsonian-like (P-L) symptoms in middle age are unknown. Since neurodegeneration can appear decades before a diagnosis of Parki... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 14, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Distraction, Fatigue, Chronobiology, Vigilance, Workload Source Type: news

Genetic Variations Explain Essential Tremor Risk Genetic Variations Explain Essential Tremor Risk
New research sheds light on the genetic risk for developing essential tremor ― and how it overlaps with and differs from the genetic risk for Parkinson's disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - January 13, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

The day of glorious silliness by Jill Waters, Hysteria 2021 category winner
Jill Waters is the winner of the Short Story category in the 2021 Hysteria Writing Competition. You can find her story, along with the other finalists from each category in the Hysteria 8 anthology. Listen to the recording Read by Caroline Brewer during the Hysteria 8 launch party. https://lindaph.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/jill-waters-the-day-of-glorious-silliness.mp3 Read the story Georgie lay in bed, psyching herself up to open her eyes. January 6th. Twelfth Night. Christmas 2020 had come and gone with not so much as a whimper. Restrictions and guidelines meant plans had fallen apart, and celebrations were cancel...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - January 13, 2022 Category: OBGYN Authors: Jill Waters Tags: Hysteria hysteria 2021 hysteria 8 short story Source Type: news

Even a Little Exercise May Help Slow Parkinson's
THURSDAY, Jan. 13, 2022 -- A few hours of exercise a week may help slow Parkinson's disease, even if it's just moderate activity such as walking or gardening, a new study suggests. The key is to be consistent, the researchers found. " Although... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 13, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Parkinson's disease symptoms: How much do you sweat? The warning sign you might be missing
EARLY Parkinson's disease diagnosis can help to slow disease progression and improve patients' quality of life, so it's important to know the symptoms of the disease. Here's the subtle warning sign you might be missing. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Presence hallucinations during locomotion in patients with Parkinson's disease - Potheegadoo J, Dhanis H, Horvath J, Burkhard PR, Blanke O.
The presence hallucination (PH) is the sensation that somebody is nearby when no one is actually there. Affecting up to 60% of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) and occurring early, PHs are clinically relevant for indicating potential negative clinica... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Tai chi training as a primary daily care plan for better balance ability in people with Parkinson's disease: an opinion and positioning article - Zhang T, Lv Z, Gao S.
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a common degenerative disease of the central nervous system. Clinically, its incidence is second only to Alzheimer's disease, which seriously harms the health of middle-aged and elderly people (1). Main clinical manifestations o... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 12, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

At CES, Companies Make the Case That Telehealth Can Actually Work
During the COVID-19 pandemic, patients’ fears of getting infected in health care settings pushed many to use telehealth from the comfort of their own homes. That has come with some upsides. As telehealth has become more common, many providers and patients alike have appreciated the ease and convenience of doctors’ appointments from home, and it’s helped patients who have struggled to get access to healthcare—either because they live far from their provider, or due to a health condition that makes mobility difficult. But remote appointments have made certain kinds of care and monitoring more difficul...
Source: TIME: Health - January 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tara Law Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Technology Source Type: news

Nine Square Therapeutics Appoints Robert Paul as CEO
SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Jan. 11, 2022 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Nine Square Therapeutics, a biotechnology company applying computational chemistry and machine-learning enabled cell profiling to discover and develop novel small-mole... Biopharmaceuticals, Neurology, Personnel Nine Square Therapeutics, Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - January 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Prevalence and cumulative incidence of caregiver-reported aggression in advanced Parkinson disease and related disorders - Macchi ZA, Miyasaki J, Katz M, Galifianakis N, Sillau S, Kluger BM.
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the point prevalence and cumulative incidence of caregiver-reported aggressive behaviors among people living with advanced Parkinson disease and related disorders (PDRDs) and secondarily examine variables associated with aggression. ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Where do Parkinson's disease patients look while walking? - Vanegas-Arroyave N, Chen DF, Lauro PM, Norato G, Lungu C, Hallett M.
BACKGROUND: Parkinson's disease (PD) is associated with gait and visuomotor abnormalities, but it is not clear where PD patients look during ambulation. OBJECTIVE: We sought to characterize the visual areas of interest explored by PD patients, with... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Older Americans Still Need Their Flu Vaccine, Experts Say
With Covid surging again and vaccine fatigue rising, vaccination rates for influenza are troublingly low, especially among older Americans. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paula Span Tags: your-feed-science Influenza Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Elderly Parkinson ' s Disease Heart your-feed-health Schaffner, William your-feed-selfcare Source Type: news

‘People Need to Be Reminded About Flu’
With Covid surging again and vaccine fatigue rising, vaccination rates for influenza are troublingly low, especially among older Americans. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paula Span Tags: your-feed-science Influenza Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Elderly Parkinson ' s Disease Heart your-feed-health Schaffner, William your-feed-selfcare Source Type: news

Can motor arrests in other effectors be used as valid markers of freezing of gait? - D'cruz N, Nieuwboer A.
People with Parkinson's disease (PD) have an increased risk of falling, which is often associated with the manifestation of freezing of gait (FOG) (Pelicioni et al., 2019). Not surprisingly, turning and gait initiation are frequent triggers of FOG as these... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 9, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Following Fido
Wherever Fido went my little sister went too. Faithfully holding on as he bumped and rolled his way around the garden, the house, the pavement. Not once did he look back to check she was ok. And she never questioned his direction, simply following along like a puppy on a lead. The day she followed him off the pavement and onto the road was the day my mother decided Fido had to go. Year’s later here he is, forlornly sitting in the junk shop window waiting for his playmate to come back and rescue him. I walk in, pick him up and take him home to my child who follows his bumpy, rolling trek around a new territory called ...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - January 6, 2022 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Fiction Source Type: news

Alembic Pharma gets final nod from USFDA for generic drug to treat Parkinson's disease
The approval by the US Food& Drug Administration (USFDA) for the abbreviated new drug application (ANDA) for Entacapone tablets is for strength of 200 mg, the company said in a regulatory filing. It is therapeutically equivalent to the reference listed drug product (RLD) Comtan tablets, 200 mg, of Orion Corporation. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 6, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

In conversation with Jenny Rossiter, author of The Freedom Bus
Jenny Rossiter first joined me on this blog back in 2012 with her book The Masks that Men Wear. Since then much has changed in her life and business. In her latest book, a memoir called The Freedom Bus from adoptee to true self Jenny combines her heart-warming story with her professional expertise, calling on her experience as a psychiatric nurse and lessons from corporate life, while drawing parallels as a single mother and successful business owner. As an adoptee, she unveils her story from rejection to acceptance and how her midlife questioning empowered her to be her true self and how she found a version of herself sh...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - January 4, 2022 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Podcast author interview memoir Source Type: news

Assessment of a robotic walker in older adults with Parkinson's disease in daily living activities - Sierra M SD, Garcia A DE, Ot álora S, Arias-Castro MC, Gómez-Rodas A, Munera M, Cifuentes CA.
The constant growth of the population with mobility impairments, such as older adults and people suffering from neurological pathologies like Parkinson's disease (PD), has encouraged the development of multiple devices for gait assistance. Robotic walkers ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 3, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Baking biscuits
Susan was reflective cutting the perfect snowflake biscuits. Sometimes all it took was a sprinkle of magic and sugar dusting to wash away the cares of the day. Slotting the trays into the oven she leaned back against the marble coffee in hand, watching as they turned from cream to golden. She wondered how Paul would react when she told him. Hopefully, hearing the news over a plate of his favourite biscuits would make it easier. The timer pinged, ten minutes and all done! Her inner creative sprang into action. Mixing icing sugar and colours in glorious, Christmassy shades reflecting the snow outside. The doorbell rang, Paul...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - December 31, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Fiction friday fiction Source Type: news

Dopamine Agonists, DRIs Similar for QoL in Parkinson Disease
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 29, 2021 -- For patients with Parkinson disease on levodopa therapy, patient-rated quality of life is similar for those receiving adjuvant therapy with dopamine agonists compared with dopamine reuptake inhibitors (DRIs), and among... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 29, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

"Accidental, really?" Attributional bias in patients with Parkinson's disease - Decombe L, Henry A, Decombe R, Tir M, Do é de Maindreville A, Galland Hairabedian L, Kaladjian A, Raucher-Chéné D.
INTRODUCTION: Among the cognitive domains impaired in Parkinson's disease (PD), social cognition has received particular attention in recent years. Nevertheless, attributional bias, a social-cognitive subdomain, has not yet been studied in this population,... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 29, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

New Insight Into Best Meds for Parkinson's Motor Fluctuations New Insight Into Best Meds for Parkinson's Motor Fluctuations
Although dopamine agonists and dopamine reuptake inhibitors (DRIs) may be effective in treating Parkinson's disease and motor fluctuations not controlled with levodopa, not all DRIs are equal.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 29, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

New Parkinson ’s Disease Pocket Guide: A Helpful Assistant for Busy Practitioners
Despite Medicare data showing that about 25% of people with Parkinson ’s disease (PD) reside in nursing homes, many practitioners may not have a lot of experience with diagnosing and managing this condition. As Nora Reznickova, MD, a geriatrician at Colorado Permanente Medical Group in Boulder, said, “Starting with the differential diagnosis, practitioners aren’ t necessarily comfortable managing PD patients. They may not feel like they have the necessary skills and experience, and they worry that they’ll miss more atypical Parkinsonian disorders.” Dr. (Source: Caring for the Ages)
Source: Caring for the Ages - December 28, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Joanne Kaldy Source Type: news

Positive Phase 3 Topline Results for Early Parkinson's Drug Positive Phase 3 Topline Results for Early Parkinson's Drug
The novel drug P2B001 is superior to its individual components of pramipexole or rasagiline for early Parkinson's disease ― with less daytime sleepiness, new topline results suggest.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - December 27, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Discussion of research priorities for gait disorders in Parkinson's disease - Bohnen NI, Costa RM, Dauer WT, Factor SA, Giladi N, Hallett M, Lewis SJG, Nieuwboer A, Nutt JG, Takakusaki K, Kang UJ, Przedborski S, Papa SM.
Gait and balance abnormalities develop commonly in Parkinson's disease and are among the motor symptoms most disabling and refractory to dopaminergic or other treatments, including deep brain stimulation. Efforts to develop effective therapies are challeng... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

The effect of tai chi on functional mobility, balance and falls in Parkinson's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of systematic reviews - Aras B, Seyyar GK, Fidan O, Colak E.
BACKGROUND: The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of Tai Chi on functional mobility, balance and falls in Parkinson's disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS: A comprehensive literature search was conducted to identify the systematic reviews and m... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 27, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Sir Billy Connolly health: 'Parkinson's disease has taken a lot from me' – side effects
SIR BILLY CONNOLLY candidly revealed that most of the activities he once enjoyed, he "can't do anymore" because of his deteriorating health. Diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in 2013, the condition is progressively getting worse. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sir Billy Connolly health: The Big Yin's Parkinson's disease is 'getting worse' - symptoms
SIR BILLY CONNOLLY has shared he is struggling to steady his left hand as Parkinson's disease takes away more movement control. First diagnosed in 2013, the progressive condition is likely to get worse. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk of falls using the Biodex balance system in non-faller patients with Parkinson disease - Ramos GS, Silva-Batista C, Palma BP, Ugrinowitsch C, Cunha TF.
PURPOSE: Biodex Balance System (BBS) is a low-cost platform used to assess balance in different populations. However, no study has used this tool to evaluate the risk of falls related to balance changes in non-faller individuals with Parkinson Disease (PD)... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

How a Kentucky startup is bringing physical therapy to patients' homes
Active Therapy Systems focuses on helping those with Parkinson ’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis and Alzheimer’s Disease. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - December 22, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Laurel Deppen Source Type: news

Statins and Dopamine Loss and Prognosis in Parkinson's Disease Statins and Dopamine Loss and Prognosis in Parkinson's Disease
Might statins have detrimental effects on long-term motor and cognitive outcomes in patients with Parkinson's disease?Brain (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 22, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

The art of being human in the 21st century
If you search ‘digital intelligence’ in a search engine you will find that, broadly, it is either a “new type of intelligence that combines knowledge, ways of knowing, and the ability to interact effectively in a cultural or community setting” 1 or something to do with big data, marketing, and strategy. These definitions ignore our essential humanity moving the playground of our digital lives firmly into the school room of skills, abilities, and knowledge. They also assume something fundamental has changed about the human experience when really nothing has changed, we are simply looking at our world...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - December 21, 2021 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Life digital transformation Source Type: news

Effect of fear of falling on mobility measured during lab and daily activity assessments in Parkinson's disease - Atrsaei A, Hansen C, Elshehabi M, Solbrig S, Berg D, Liepelt-Scarfone I, Maetzler W, Aminian K.
In chronic disorders such as Parkinson's disease (PD), fear of falling (FOF) is associated with falls and reduced quality of life. With inertial measurement units (IMUs) and dedicated algorithms, different aspects of mobility can be obtained during supervi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Evaluation of gait termination strategy in individuals with essential tremor and Parkinson's disease - Skinner JW, Lee HK, Hass CJ.
INTRODUCTION: Gait termination (GT) is a challenging transitory task involving converting from a dynamic state of motion to a static state. These transitional locomotor tasks are particularly troublesome for populations with postural deficits, i.e., Parkin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Using AI to improve brain stimulation devices that treat disease
For people with epilepsy and movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease, electrical stimulation of the brain can be part of their treatment. "Many of the diseases that we think about as neurological diseases are diseases of circuitry in the brain," says Dr. Kai Miller, a Mayo Clinic neurosurgeon. "And one way we can interact with those circuits in order to have patients have improvement in their symptoms is to use electrical stimulation."  Brain stimulation treatment… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - December 20, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Alzheimer's: The natural 'anti-depressant' that 'protects' against cognitive decline
DEMENTIA is a double-edged sword, altering both the lives of its sufferers and their families. Fortunately, many of the medicinal compounds that can ease cognitive decline are found in nature. One expert explains how a certain mushroom could protect against Alzheimer's, Dementia, and Parkinson's. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - December 19, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds SARS-CoV-2 protein interacts with Parkinson's protein, promotes amyloid formation
In addition to respiratory symptoms, SARS-CoV-2 caused neurological problems, such as loss of smell, headaches and "brain fog." However, whether these symptoms are caused by the virus entering the brain, or whether the symptoms are instead caused by chemical signals released in the brain by the immune system in response to the virus, is still controversial. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - December 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news