Japan Approves Ongentys for Add-On Treatment for Patients with Parkinson’s
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Japan Approves Ongentys for Add-On Treatment for Patients with Parkinson’s

  For many people with Parkinson’s disease, “levodopa” is well-known. Parkinson’s disease is a central nervous system disorder caused by the death of dopaminergic neurons. As a precursor to dopamine,…

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ICYMI: FDA Approves the Fourth Deep Brain Stimulator System for Parkinson’s With BrainSense Technology
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ICYMI: FDA Approves the Fourth Deep Brain Stimulator System for Parkinson’s With BrainSense Technology

  Medtronic’s Percept is the fourth deep brain stimulation (DBS) system that has been approved by the FDA according to a recent article in Parkinson’s News Today. The unique feature…

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Deep Brain Stimulation Eases Parkinson’s Symptoms in Early Disease Stages
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Deep Brain Stimulation Eases Parkinson’s Symptoms in Early Disease Stages

  Around 10 million people worldwide are living with Parkinson's disease, a progressive nervous system disorder impacting movement. While there are many current and proposed treatments, the medical community continues…

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Parkinson’s Disease: BEAT-PD Dream Contest Winners Announced
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Parkinson’s Disease: BEAT-PD Dream Contest Winners Announced

  Launched in January of 2020, and ending in May, the BEAT-PD Dream Challenge was designed to understand whether passive data collected from sensors could track symptom severity and disease progression…

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Biomarkers in Alzheimer’s Give Researchers a Heads Up to Predict Early Parkinson’s Disease
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Biomarkers in Alzheimer’s Give Researchers a Heads Up to Predict Early Parkinson’s Disease

  Parkinson’s News Today recently published an article containing new information about biomarkers in Alzheimer’s disease that can be linked to the early stages of Parkinson’s disease. Many people with…

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Animal Study Will Evaluate SLS-007 as a Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease
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Animal Study Will Evaluate SLS-007 as a Treatment for Parkinson’s Disease

Researchers at Seelos Therapeutics are planning an animal study to evaluate SLS-007, a treatment for Parkinson's disease. According to an article from Parkinson's News Today, this study is possible after…

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Researchers Find that Disturbances in the Body’s Internal Clock Increase the Risk of Parkinson’s Disease Threefold

According to a recent article in Parkinson’s News Today, researchers at the UCSF Weill Institute discovered that disturbances in circadian rhythm increased a person’s risk of Parkinson's disease threefold. Circadian…

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Parkinson’s Disease: Combination Treatment Could Help Rare Complication from DBS
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Parkinson’s Disease: Combination Treatment Could Help Rare Complication from DBS

According to a story from Parkinson's News Today, a recent study has found that a combination treatment of levodopa and carbidopa delivered to the intestines could be an effective treatment…

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Study: Nuplazid Demonstrates its Impact in Parkinson’s Disease Patients
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Study: Nuplazid Demonstrates its Impact in Parkinson’s Disease Patients

  According to a recent article in Parkinson’s News Today, results of an extension study confirm that FDA approved Nuplazid (pimavanserin) reduces the severity of delusions and hallucinations in Parkinson’s disease…

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Generic Version of the Neupro Patch Coming Soon for Parkinson’s Disease Patients
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Generic Version of the Neupro Patch Coming Soon for Parkinson’s Disease Patients

There is now a new version of the Neupro patch coming! This generic version was created by Vektor Pharma. Vektor concentrates on transdermal systems both through patches on the skin and…

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How Rogue Astrocytes Cause Neurodegeneration
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How Rogue Astrocytes Cause Neurodegeneration

  You have a number of different cells throughout your body, all of which perform different functions or provide support. One extremely interesting type are astrocytes, star-shaped glial cells that…

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A Study Confirms Significant Benefits from Deep Brain Stimulation for Late-stage Parkinson’s Patients

Parkinson's News Today recently published an article featuring a study in Italy showing the benefits of deep brain stimulation in patients with late-stage Parkinson’s disease. The history of the subthalamic…

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$950,000 Raised to Fund NeuroMotor Pen, A Diagnostic Tool for Neurological Disorders
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$950,000 Raised to Fund NeuroMotor Pen, A Diagnostic Tool for Neurological Disorders

Every day, the world becomes increasingly technological. With this comes advances in many realms, from healthcare to education. Recently, says Parkinson's News, medical technology company Manus Neurodynamica received £750,000 (approx. $950,000)…

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New Project on Manganese Exposure Could Shape Parkinson’s Disease Research
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New Project on Manganese Exposure Could Shape Parkinson’s Disease Research

What better way to study Parkinson's disease than...to not study it? Well, according to Parkinson's News Today, researchers are hoping to learn more about the disorder by doing just that.…

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Scientists Are Using a New Approach to Slow Parkinson’s Progression Through Two Compounds

A study led by Yoon Ho Sup, a Professor at NTU Singapore, and Kwang-Soo Kim, a professor at Harvard University, has uncovered two compounds with the ability to increase the…

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