Parkinson’s Patients in UK Survey Detail Struggles With COVID-19 LockdownMany Parkinson’s disease patients in the U.K. feel challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions it has placed on social interaction, reporting problems ranging from canceled appointments ... Read more
DBS Eases Symptoms and May Slow Progression in Early Stage Patients, Study SaysWhen given to people at earlier stages of Parkinson’s disease, deep brain stimulation (DBS) reduces the complexity of their treatment, while safely providing long-term ... Read more
Ongentys Approved in Japan as Levodopa Add-on Therapy for ‘Off’ PeriodsOngentys (opicapone) has been approved in Japan as an oral, add-on daily treatment for Parkinson’s disease patients experiencing off periods while on a levodopa/carbidopa regimen. This decision adds Japan ... Read more
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A new tool called cardiopulmonary coupling could be used to effectively evaluate sleep quality in Parkinson’s disease patients, who often experience sleep disorders, according to a study. The study, “Assessment of sleep quality using cardiopulmonary coupling analysis in patients with ... Read more