Parkinson’s Disease

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Leukemia Medication Might Help Improve Symptoms of Parkinson and Dementia

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

A neurodegenerative brain disorder, Parkinson’s disease affects millions of people worldwide. The disease causes many motor as well as non-motor symptoms, most of which develop gradually over the years. The condition is incurable, but patients generally are able to live with it for many years. The condition itself is not fatal. However, complications arising from […]

FDA Gives Approval to Nuplazid for Treating Hallucinations & Delusions Linked to Parkinson Disease

Friday, May 6th, 2016

The FDA has given approval to Nuplazid for treating hallucinations and delusions experienced by Parkinson’s disease patients because of their underlying psychotic condition. Nuplazid is the first drug that has received approval from the FDA for treating hallucinations and delusions linked with psychosis. It is estimated that half of Parkinson’s patients experience hallucinations (defined as […]

Group Singing Improves Voice Defects and Quality of Life in Parkinson Patients

Friday, April 15th, 2016

According to a recent study, group singing can help alleviate some of those symptoms of Parkinson’s disease which current treatments do not target. Existing treatments focuses on controlling the motor symptoms, like tremors, balance problems, slowness in movement, etc. In addition to motor symptoms, Parkinson’s patients suffer breathing and voice impairments. It is estimated that […]

Rosacea Might Be Linked to Parkinsons

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Rosacea, a chronic skin condition which looks like acne, might be linked to Parkinson’s, according to a recent study. Rosacea is an incurable skin condition, although an easily manageable and treatable one, characterized by redness in the face. This condition can affect anyone, but is more common in middle-aged women, and to some extent middle-aged […]

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