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Depressive symptoms and altered use of public transportation occurred a decade before diagnosis of late-onset Parkinson disease in a cohort of patients, according to a study published in Parkinsonism & Related Disorders.  “Thanks to the very long-term follow-up of the PAQUID population-based…
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Cognitive impairment is a predictor of greater gait and balance impairment over time in older adults with essential tremor, according to a prospective study published in Frontiers in Neurology. “Our study is the first to use longitudinal data to quantitatively assess the natural evolution of gait…
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During COVID-19 pandemic home confinement, nearly a quarter of patients with Parkinson disease experienced new-onset or worsening of sleep disturbances, according to a survey-based study published online in Sleep Medicine.  “Moreover, new-onset or worsening of sleep disturbances was associated…
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Severe intraquadrant and interquadrant errors on visuospatial and visuoperceptual processing tests predict dementia in patients with Parkinson disease and mild cognitive impairment, according to a study published online in the Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society.  “Subjective…
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Of the little over a third of patients with Parkinson disease referred for speech language pathology, physical therapy, or occupational therapy rehabilitation services, most were referred to just one discipline, according to a study published online in Parkinsonism & Related Disorders.  “…
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In patients with Parkinson disease, decreased monoamine availability in the thalamus may be an imaging biomarker of neuropsychiatric symptoms, according to a study published online in Neurological Sciences.  “Neuropsychiatric symptoms are relatively common in Parkinson disease,” researchers wrote…
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Nonmoter symptoms are associated with medication nonadherence in patients with Parkinson disease, confirmed a study published in Frontiers in Neurology.  “Nonadherence to medication is a common and serious issue in the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease. Among others, distinct nonmotor…
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To improve the landscape of clinical trials involving patients with Lewy body dementia, which includes dementia with Lewy bodies as well as Parkinson disease dementia, the Lewy Body Dementia Association launched an Industry Advisory Council. In June 2019, the council held its inaugural meeting,…
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Strategies to manage life with Parkinson disease can be categorized into six predominate coping types, according to a study published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease.  “This qualitative study explores how persons with Parkinson's disease experience everyday life with a complex symptom…
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Walking aids have the potential to increase functional mobility in patients with Parkinson disease, but they often are not accepted by patients because they signal dependency, according to a study published in Frontiers in Neurology.  “The stigma associated with the use of walking aids hinders its…
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