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10 September 2018

Parkinson Matters: A Call to Action to Improve Patient Care

Amsterdam, NL – Deaths associated with Parkinson’s disease and related disorders increased substantially between 2001 and 2014. Parkinson’s disease was in fact the most common cause of death associated with a neurological condition, according to a report by Public Health England.

26 June 2018

Video of the Inaugural Parkinson's Webinar Available: Does Exenatide Reduce Non-Montor Symptoms?

A brand new Quarterly Parkinson's Webinar Series, delivered by JPD, CPT and Parkinson's Movement, sees the the discussion of specific Parkinson's disease research topics is brought into the open. The first webinar in our quarterly series took place on June 19, 2018 with a focus on exenatide, and the recording can now be viewed online.

7 March 2017

Extended Use of MAO-B Inhibitors Slows Decline in Parkinson’s Disease Patients

There has long been interest in whether monoamine oxidase type B (MAO-B) inhibitors slow progression of Parkinson’s disease (PD) and improve long-term outcomes. They have shown neuroprotective effects in cell culture and animal studies of PD, but clinical trial results have been mixed and have failed to convincingly demonstrate disease modifying effects in people with PD. In a retrospective analysis by Hauser et al. in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease, researchers looked at the results from a large study and found that participants who received an MAO-B inhibitor for a longer period of time experienced slower clinical decline.

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