Patients with both Parkinson disease and type 2 diabetes were more likely to have cardiovascular comorbidities than those with only Parkinson disease.
One in 2 women and 1 in 3 men will develop dementia, stroke, or parkinsonism during their lifetime.
Patients with progressive supranuclear palsy may have difficulty with sleep/wake regulation that can lead to profound sleep deprivation.
If a patient is truly bradykinetic, their blink rate will be decreased.
Minimally supervised exercise programs benefited patients with milder Parkinson disease.
Moderate, daily physical activity has been linked to a decreased risk of Parkinson disease.
Approximately two-thirds of patients with Parkinson disease and depression were not taking an antidepressant at any visit.
Walking 45 minutes three days per week improved motor function and quality of life in patients with Parkinson disease.
ProSavin encodes three enzymes that the brain needs for dopamine production.
Serum and cerebrospinal fluid urate levels raised with inosine treatment in early Parkinson's.
High-quality case control studies show Parkinson's risk up with exposure to pesticides, herbicide and solvents.
A simple technique gets patients with Parkinson disease and dementia to ambulate.
Is there a window of opportunity when surgical intervention is most successful for patient's with Parkinson disease?
A normally quit, older man who has been happily married for 50 years fights battles in his sleep and awakes to find his wife beaten and bruised. What could be the cause?
Novel treatment reduced movement impairment in patients with Parkinson's disease.
A thorough understanding of the therapies available to patients with dementia or Parkinson's disease is essential to improving outcomes.