Enfermedad de Parkinson, información, noticias, tratamientos, fármacos, investigación, terapias.

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Parkinson's disease is a condition in which an area of the brain becomes progressively damaged over several years. The main signs of Parkinson's disease are tremor, slow movement, stiff and inflexible muscles. There is currently no cure for Parkinson’s disease. However, treatments are available to help reduce symptoms and maintain quality of life for as long as possible.
  1. Results of a phase II clinical trial suggest that high-intensity exercise may help to delay the progression of motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease.
  2. A look at akinesia, a condition where a person cannot move their muscles as they wish. Included is detail on the difference between akinesia and dyskinesia
  3. REM sleep behavior disorder significantly increases the risk of developing Parkinson's disease. A recent study demonstrates that inflammation may be key.
  4. Weight loss within a year of a Parkinson's diagnosis may raise the risk of dementia and shorten lifespan, say researchers. Could a high-calorie diet help?
  5. New research uncovers the mechanism by which brain cells die in neurodegenerative conditions such as dementia and Parkinson's disease.
  6. Scientists use cutting-edge technology to show how Lewy body dementia affects more than 1 million synapses, the tiny connections between neurons.
  7. A look at the link between Parkinson’s disease and depression. Included is detail on what the symptoms are and the treatments available.
  8. Groundbreaking research forces us to reconsider what we know about the origin of Parkinson's symptoms; new findings could change treatment practices.
  9. Carbidopa, commonly used together with L-Dopa to treat Parkinson's disease, was found to stop tumor growth in mice and human cancer lines.
  10. Following up on a previous study, researchers find that caffeine is unlikely to improve movement symptoms for patients with Parkinson's disease.

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