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New Utensil Gives Patients a Lift

Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor

May 2014—A specially engineered spoon can help patients deal with tremors.

Knocking Out PD Symptoms?

Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor

May 2014—Exercise is crucial for patients with Parkinson’s. One program wants to give them a fighting chance.

Dysarthria and Positive Myasthenia Serology in a 75-Year-Old Man

Aziz Shaibani, MD, FACP, FAAN

May 2014—A 75-year-old man presented with six-month history of speech difficulty, dysphagia, and fatigue that was more pronounced in the evenings. There was no diplopia or ptosis. He d…

Collaborating To Improve Patient Participation In Research

Sohini Chowdhury; Claire C. Meunier; Lily Cappelletti; Todd Sherer, PhD

April 2014—The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s experience with clinical trial recruitment.

Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis

Michelle L. Dougherty, MD

April 2014—Originally described in 2005, Anti-NMDA Receptor encephalitis is a syndrome characterized clinically by viral prodrome, followed by the onset of psychiatric symptoms, memory c…

Movement Disorders Focus: Thinking Outside the Brain

Zac Haughn, Senior Associate Editor

March 2014—Alpha-synuclein pathology linked to Parkinson’s is being detected outside the brain, in places like the salivary glands, retina and colon.

Raising Urate With Inosine to Potentially Slow Progression of Parkinson’s Disease

Alberto J. Espay, MD, MSc and Michael A. Schwarzschild, MD, PhD

January/February 2014—Results of the Phase II SURE-PD study show inosine is safe and tolerable and raises urate levels, which have been inversely related to Parkinson’s progression. Still, patients are cautioned against self-medicating before the next phase of this research effort is completed.

Parkinson’s Study Looks for Prodromal and Disease Progression Biomarkers

November/December 2013—A Summary by the Parkinson’s Progression Marker’s Initiative (PPMI)

 
 

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