Do Dairy Products Increase Risk of Parkinson Disease?
The largest study to date of a potential link between dairy intake and Parkinson disease found that risk varies depending on fat content and total intake. Details here.
Does Metformin Increase Dementia Risk?
Here is evidence that metformin, especially at high doses and for long periods, is associated with increased risk for neurodegenerative diseases and dementia.
Update on Migraine and Parkinson Disease: 3 New Studies
New studies shed light on the potential role of monoclonal antibodies in migraine prophylaxis and in Parkinson disease and on a common genetic pathway shared by PD and autoimmune diseases.
4 Neurology Apps to Share With Your Patients
These mobile apps provide tools to record medication details and reminders, first aid instructions, step-by-step recovery guides, and other topics of concern for you and your patient.
Parkinson Disease Diagnosis: MDS Criteria
Researchers tested the accuracy of the Movement Disorder Society’s criteria for diagnosing Parkinson disease.
Neurological Disorders: Language & Behavior Issues
Studies discussed include neuropsychiatric symptoms leading to mild cognitive impairment and gesture comprehension and language in children with autism.
Hepatitis Linked to Parkinson Disease
There is new evidence of a role for viral hepatitis B and C in the development of Parkinson disease.
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