Nicola Davies

PhD

Most Recent Articles by Nicola Davies

Parkinson Disease and the Gut: Treatment Potential Abounds

Parkinson Disease and the Gut: Treatment Potential Abounds

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Current evidence highlights the potential role of cross-talk between the enteric and central nervous systems and the pathogenesis of Parkinson disease.

Weighing the Risks of Deep Brain Stimulation

Weighing the Risks of Deep Brain Stimulation

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DBS has been known to generate other movement-related disorders such as dyskinesias, blepharospasm, and hypokinesia.

Understanding ICU-Acquired Neuromuscular Dysfunction: Triggers, Risk Factors, and Treatments

Understanding ICU-Acquired Neuromuscular Dysfunction: Triggers, Risk Factors, and Treatments

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ICU-acquired weakness syndromes manifest themselves in a range of ways among patients — as a spectrum of disease rather than in specific form.

Understanding Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson Disease: Developments and Treatments

Understanding Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson Disease: Developments and Treatments

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In this article, we explore research findings to provide a deeper understanding of the factors associated with increased risk for impulse control disorders in Parkinson disease. Deputy Director of the Parkinson's UK charity, Professor David Dexter, also provides insights on the mechanisms of impulse control disorders and the implications of new findings on the management of Parkinson disease.

Navigating the Ethics of Agents for Pharmacological Cognitive Enhancement

Navigating the Ethics of Agents for Pharmacological Cognitive Enhancement

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The focus on enhanced cognitive function could sideline equally important aspects of life such as health and relationships.

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