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Hospital improves on-time administration of medication to Parkinson patients

Timely administration of anti-Parkinson drugs is a significant issue for hospitalized patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) with late or missed doses resulting in longer stays and worse outcomes. As part of a quality improvement ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

A third of people with Parkinson's have experienced increased symptoms during lockdown

A third of people with Parkinson's have experienced increased symptoms during lockdown, according to a survey by Lancaster University and the charity Parkinson's UK.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Researchers stimulate improvements in Parkinson's treatment

New research led by QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute has identified ways to make the most widely-used advanced treatment for Parkinson's disease—deep brain stimulation therapy—more effective and safer.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Growth factors and Parkinson's disease—Where next?

Growth factors such as glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) were initially thought to be exciting new treatments for Parkinson's disease (PD), but trials have been disappointing. A panel of prominent leaders ...