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According to researchers, depressive symptoms and altered use of public transportation occurred a decade before diagnosis of late-onset Parkinson disease in a cohort of patients.
“Our study is the first to use longitudinal data to quantitatively assess the natural evolution of gait and balance deficits over the course of essential tremor,” wrote researchers from Yale…

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Maria C Ospina, MD, movement disorder neurologist, discusses how physicians can ensure they receive all of the information needed to unlock patterns of Parkinson disease among their patients, and breaks down treatment options for off episodes for…
Luca Marsili MD, PhD, Gardner Family Center for Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, discusses how the care of Parkinson disease (PD) has changed since the start of the pandemic and explains why guidelines for choosing the appropriate device-…
This retrospective database analysis evaluated the demographic, functional, and clinical characteristics of nursing facility residents (NFR) with Parkinson disease (PD) compared with those with PD psychosis.
Despite Parkinson disease diagnosis challenges, new research shines light on a potential noninvasive diagnostic test. Professor of neurology at the Brain Research Institute Gal Bitan, PhD, discusses his recent study findings.

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Researchers recently conducted a cost-effectiveness analysis and compared the use of deep brain stimulation with magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound for patients with tremor-dominant Parkinson disease.
Michael Fralick, MD, FRCPC, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, discusses his recent study that examined a medication approved for psuedobulbar affect, which he found was regularly being prescribed to patients with PD and dementia. He explains why these…
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