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New Clinical Guidelines: Distinguishing Variations of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

New Clinical Guidelines: Distinguishing Variations of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

New guidelines for progressive supranuclear palsy provide very specific and sensitive criteria that allow for identification of clinical features of the disease at much earlier stages.

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Parkinson-Related Dyskinesia May Respond to Dextromethorphan, Quinidine Combo

Parkinson-Related Dyskinesia May Respond to Dextromethorphan, Quinidine Combo

Dextromethorphan is thought to have an impact on all 3 therapeutic pathways for dyskinesia.

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Advanced Parkinson's Care

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Advanced Parkinson's Care

Jori Fleisher, MD, MSCE, of New York University School of Medicine, discusses her research on an interdisciplinary home visit program for patients with advanced Parkinson's disease. Scroll below the video for the full transcript.

Tourette Syndrome Linked to De Novo Coding Variants

Tourette Syndrome Linked to De Novo Coding Variants

De novo likely gene disrupting variants were highly overrepresented in the Tourette's cases compared with unaffected parent and sibling sample controls.

Severe Tourette's May Benefit From Deep Brain Stimulation

Severe Tourette's May Benefit From Deep Brain Stimulation

The results add to the growing body of evidence in support of deep brain stimulation for refractory Tourette syndrome.

Parkinson's Disease Off Time Reduced With Apomorphine

Parkinson's Disease Off Time Reduced With Apomorphine

A 150-year-old drug, apomorphine, may reduce off time in patients with Parkinson's disease.

Adjunct Medical Food Holds Benefits for Parkinson's Disease

Adjunct Medical Food Holds Benefits for Parkinson's Disease

Previous animal model studies have shown PEA to be beneficial in neuroinflammation and provide neuroprotection.

Dizziness in Parkinson's May Be Caused by Cerebral Hypoperfusion

Dizziness in Parkinson's May Be Caused by Cerebral Hypoperfusion

Transcranial Doppler during head-up tilting may be useful for evaluating dizziness.

Parkinson's Disease Linked to Hepatitis B, C Infection

Parkinson's Disease Linked to Hepatitis B, C Infection

People with HBV were 76% more likely and those with HCV were 51% more likely to develop PD than people in the comparison group.

Tardive Dyskinesia Treatment Approved by FDA

Tardive Dyskinesia Treatment Approved by FDA

Valbenazine is the first drug approved for the treatment of tardive dyskinesia, an adverse effect associated with the use of some antipsychotic medications.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Affects Cognition in Parkinson's Disease

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Affects Cognition in Parkinson's Disease

A significant association was found between the apnea-hypopnea index and Epworth Sleepiness Scale scores.

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