A multi-faceted intervention that included staff education, electronic alerts, and requiring new reports, improved the timeliness with which Parkinson’s disease patients were given medication in a ... Read more
Salmonella Can Form Biofilms, May Be Tied to Disease via Autoimmune ReactionPathogenic bacteria such as Salmonella typhimurium were seen for a first time to form biofilms, or dense clusters of bacteria that can adhere to ... Read more
New Method Shows How Alpha-synuclein Can Damage MitochondriaA new technique shows that alpha-synuclein, the protein at the heart of Parkinson’s disease, affects cell membranes differently, based on their composition. This discovery ... Read more
Link Seen Between 2 Key Features of Early-onset Parkinson’s and PARK2 GeneA direct causal link was found between two major underlying features of Parkinson’s disease — mitochondrial defects and lysosomal malfunction — in dopamine producing ... 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