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Study examines association between Parkinson disease, cancer

A study that used a Utah genealogic database and a statewide cancer registry to examine the relationship between Parkinson disease (PD) and cancer suggests an increased risk of prostate cancer and melanoma in patients with PD and their relatives, according to a report published Online First by Archives of Neurology, a JAMA Network publication.… Study examines association between Parkinson disease, cancer   



Biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid can identify patients with Alzheimer’s disease

Analysis of specific biomarkers in a cerebrospinal fluid sample can differentiate patients with Alzheimer’s disease from those with other types of dementia. The method, which is being studied by researchers at Sahlgrenska Academy, may eventually permit earlier detection of Alzheimer’s disease.

Due to the similarity of the symptoms, differentiating patients with Alzheimer’s from those… Biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid can identify patients with Alzheimer’s disease   



Study examines inosine to increase urate levels in patients with Parkinson disease

The drug inosine appears to be a safe and effective way to raise blood and cerebrospinal fluid urate levels in patients with early Parkinson disease (PD), suggesting it may be a potential strategy to slow the disability progression of the degenerative neurological disorder, according to a report published by JAMA Neurology, a JAMA Network… Study examines inosine to increase urate levels in patients with Parkinson disease   



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