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Study of Magnetic Fields for Treatment of Parkinson's Disease

2014-08-27 03:26:44 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine if low level magnetic fields may help to relieve symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

Study Design

N/A

Conditions

Parkinson's Disease

Intervention

Jacobson Resonator, Placebo

Location

pico-tesla Magnetic Therapies
Littleton
Colorado
United States
80120

Status

Completed

Source

pico-tesla Magnetic Therapies, LLC

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:26:44-0400

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A condition caused by the neurotoxin MPTP which causes selective destruction of nigrostriatal dopaminergic neurons. Clinical features include irreversible parkinsonian signs including rigidity and bradykinesia (PARKINSON DISEASE, SECONDARY). MPTP toxicity is also used as an animal model for the study of PARKINSON DISEASE. (Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p1072; Neurology 1986 Feb;36(2):250-8)

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