Author Archives: Marisa Wexler

Coffee Decreases Parkinson’s Tremors in Men, Study Suggests

Drinking coffee may reduce tremors in Parkinson’s disease patients, but only among men, a recent study suggests. The study, “Sex-dependent Effects of Coffee Consumption on Newly Diagnosed Parkinson’s Disease,” was published recently in the journal BMC Neurology. There is some evidence that drinking coffee reduces the risk…

Report Showcases Benefits of Creativity Induced by Levodopa

A new report describes two Indian men with Parkinson’s disease who experienced “creative awakenings” after they started being treated with levodopa. Appropriately titled, “A tale of two patients: Levodopa and creative awakening in Parkinson’s disease – A qualitative report,” the study was published in the Asian Journal…

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