Planned Phase 2 Trial of ANVS401 for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Moving Forward
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Planned Phase 2 Trial of ANVS401 for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Moving Forward

As reported in Parkinson's News Today, an investigational therapy to treat patients with Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson’s disease has had its Phase 2 trial approved by the central institutional review…

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Problems with Eyesight Prevalent in Parkinson’s Disease as Patients Age, Study Finds
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Problems with Eyesight Prevalent in Parkinson’s Disease as Patients Age, Study Finds

According to a story from Parkinson's News Today, older patients with Parkinson's disease appear to have a higher than average rates of vision problems. These issues are also associated with…

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Parkinson’s Foundation Awards $30,000 to Nurses to Better Quality of Life for Patients
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Parkinson’s Foundation Awards $30,000 to Nurses to Better Quality of Life for Patients

As reported in Parkinson's News Today, three nurses have been awarded $10,000 by The Parkinson’s Foundation to carry out local projects for Parkinson’s patients to better their experience. Each of…

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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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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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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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High Uric Acid in Men with Parkinson’s Increases Risk for Levodopa-Induced Dyskinesia
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High Uric Acid in Men with Parkinson’s Increases Risk for Levodopa-Induced Dyskinesia

As reported in Parkinson’s News Today, a new study has found that high blood levels of the antioxidant uric acid is correlated with heightened risk of developing levodopa-induced dyskinesia (LID)…

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Parkinson’s Disease: Vercise Deep Brain Stimulation Demonstrates Efficacy for Over a Year
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Parkinson’s Disease: Vercise Deep Brain Stimulation Demonstrates Efficacy for Over a Year

According to a story from Parkinson's News Today, the Vercise system, developed by Boston Scientific as a method of deep brain stimulation, was able to provide benefit to Parkinson's disease…

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This Skin Patch was Able to Improve Motor Function in Advanced Parkinson’s Disease
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This Skin Patch was Able to Improve Motor Function in Advanced Parkinson’s Disease

According to a story from Parkinson's News Today, ropinirole (marketed as Requip) skin patches proved capable of improving motor function in patients with advanced Parkinson's disease when compared to placebo.…

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Research Links Metabolic Syndrome in Parkinson’s Patients Who Have LRRK2 Mutations
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Research Links Metabolic Syndrome in Parkinson’s Patients Who Have LRRK2 Mutations

  A recent article in Parkinson’s News Today described new findings associated with mutations in the LRRK2 gene, which are associated with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Indications are that patients with…

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Parkinson’s Disease:  A New Study Focusing on Preventing the Loss of Dopamine Producing Neurons
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Parkinson’s Disease:  A New Study Focusing on Preventing the Loss of Dopamine Producing Neurons

  The drug levodopa and most other therapies developed over the years for Parkinson's disease have been centered on correcting the lack of dopamine. Researchers acknowledge that the reason dopamine…

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