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Name: Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society
Sarcopenia and frailty are found in up to one-third of the general elderly population. Both are associated with major adverse health outcomes such as nursing home placement, disability, decreased qual...
Visual hallucinations (VHs) are common in Parkinson's disease (PD), with prevalence ranging from 27-50% in cross-sectional cohorts of patients with well-established disease. However, minor hallucinati...
Advanced Parkinson's Disease is a debilitating, costly, and understudied condition. Improving access to comprehensive, specialized, in-home patient care and caregiver support offers the po...
A stooped posture is one of the characteristic motor symptoms of patients with Parkinson's disease, and has been linked to impairments in ADL and QOL. We aimed to test the efficacy, safety...
A decrease or loss of the sense of smell is very common in patients with Parkinson's Disease even in the earliest stages of the disease. There have been no treatments that have been prove...
Phase II, Open-labeled, Prospective, Multi-center study of assessing the link between microglial activation and dopaminergic denervation kinetics in the early stage of Parkinson disease, b...
To eliminate barriers (such as travel and cost) to specialized Parkinson disease (PD) care, two movement disorder specialists at the University of Rochester will be providing telemedicine ...
Time period from 2001 through 2100 of the common era.
Proteins associated with sporadic or familial cases of PARKINSON DISEASE.
A subtype of INFLUENZA A VIRUS comprised of the surface proteins hemagglutinin 7 and neuraminidase 2. It has been involved in a number of outbreaks in the 21st century on poultry farms and has been isolated a few times in humans.
Nursing care given to an individual in the home. The care may be provided by a family member or a friend. Home nursing as care by a non-professional is differentiated from HOME CARE SERVICES provided by professionals: visiting nurse, home health agencies, hospital, or other organized community group.
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)
Parkinson's is a progressive neurological condition, affecting one person in every 500, 95% of which are over 40. It is caused by degeneration of more than 70% of the substantia nigra, which depletes the dopamine (the neurotransmitter involved in pro...