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Living with Dementia

Early Stage Parkinsons

Medtronic’s Brain Device Improves Early-Stage Parkinson’s

Patients with early Parkinson’s disease who respond to drug therapy gain improvement in their symptoms and quality of life when they receive deep-brain stimulation from an implanted medical device, a study showed.

Brain stimulation is now reserved for advanced Parkinson’s patients with severe complications and inconsistent response to drug treatment. The findings suggest patients… Medtronic’s Brain Device Improves Early-Stage Parkinson’s   

Alzheimer’s Disease

amyloid precursor protein6 - alcohol-related brain damage1 - difficulties with swallowing1 - mini-mental state examination2 - beta-secretase-1 protein1 - dementia of the alzheimer type1 - encephalopathy-alcoholic10 - blood sugar3 - alzheimer’s disease8 - dementia resistant1 - igfbp-31 - bonfiglio1 - single-infarct dementia1 - cotard's syndrome1 - mild tremor1 - thomas willis1 - alpha-synuclein diseases1 - mood swings1 - temporal orientation1 - genetic evidence1 - cerebral haemorrhage1 - apraxia3 - cholesterol-lowering drugs1 - leeza gibbons1 - depression14 - early alzheimer's disease1 - repair damaged nerve tissue1 - dementia sufferers1 - moderate severe decline1 - transient ischemic attack1 -