Multiple system atrophy is a rare, progressive neurodegenerative condition for which there is currently no cure.
In animal studies, the treatment was associated with improvement in both motor and cognitive function.
Researchers observed an inverse relationship between moderate to vigorous physical exercise and risk for Parkinson disease.
For patients with chronic hepatitis C, there is a significantly greater risk for developing parkinsonism, however, treatment with PegIFN/RBV may reduce this risk.
Patients with idiopathic parkinsonism have reduced survival, although survival is dependent on the type and characteristics of the parkinsonian disorder.
The normal human appendix seems to contain pathogenic forms of α-synuclein, which may impact the risk for developing Parkinson disease.
Patients with both Parkinson disease and type 2 diabetes were more likely to have cardiovascular comorbidities than those with only Parkinson disease.
Participants in the RBD group had significantly worse performances on the Symbol Digit Modality Test compared with participants in the hyposmia and NMC cohorts.
Gout may be associated with a higher risk for incident PD in older adults.
The open-label safety study included patients from 3 Gocovri dyskinesia efficacy trials (N=223) and evaluated the long-term safety and tolerability of the treatment.
In order to determine the risk of PD associated with various β2‐adrenoreceptor drugs, the study authors assessed United States Medicare beneficiary data from 2009.
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