Impact of climate change on neurologic health reviewed
Nov 17, 2022
Associations were seen for temperature extremes and variability with stroke and hospitalization for dementia; for airborne pollutants, risk for dementia and Parkinson’s disease.
Parkinsonism, Parkinson’s disease risk up with bilateral oophorectomy before 43
Nov 14, 2022
The risk was increased in premenopausal women undergoing oophorectomy for a benign indication before age 43 years.
ENT-01 safe, improves constipation in patients with Parkinson’s disease
Nov 07, 2022
Improvement was seen in the weekly complete spontaneous bowel movement rate and in secondary end points
Weight loss in early Parkinson’s linked to cognitive decline
Oct 20, 2022
Patients with Parkinson’s disease who have weight loss in the first year since diagnosis have a significantly faster decline in Montreal Cognitive Assessment scores.
Dementia: Detection possible 9 years before diagnosis and could lead to earlier interventions, researchers...
Oct 18, 2022
Detecting signs of dementia up to nine years before diagnosis is possible and could lead to earlier interventions to reduce development of the disease and help recruit people to participate in clinical...
Acupuncture may ease anxiety in patients with Parkinson’s disease
Sep 29, 2022
“To our knowledge, this is the first randomized clinical trial of the effectiveness of an acupuncture treatment regimen targeted for anxiety in patients with Parkinson disease,” the authors...
Hospital-treated infections earlier in life tied to Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease risk
Sep 28, 2022
An association was found for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease cases diagnosed before 60 years of age.
Monoclonal antibodies no better than placebo for early Parkinson’s disease
Aug 04, 2022
Two studies show a lack of benefit in primary or secondary end points with cinpanemab or prasinezumab versus placebo.
‘First-ever’ legislation to end Parkinson’s disease introduced in House
Lois A. Bowers
Aug 01, 2022
A bipartisan bill that the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research is calling “the first-ever legislation solely devoted to ending Parkinson’s disease” has been introduced in the House...
Genetic mutations may help predict survival in Parkinson’s disease
Jul 01, 2022
Among patients with Parkinson’s disease, SNCA or GBA mutations are associated with shorter survival compared with no mutations.