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Movement disorders are neurological syndromes where they may be excess of movement or a paucity of movement that is not connected to weakness, paralysis of spasticity of the muscles. They affect the speed, fluency or smoothness, quality, and ease of movement.
New sensor detects early-stage Parkinson's disease from the breath of patients

New sensor detects early-stage Parkinson's disease from the breath of patients

New AASM guideline recommends use of actigraphy for sleep disorders

New AASM guideline recommends use of actigraphy for sleep disorders

UC San Diego Health designated as LBDA Research Center of Excellence

UC San Diego Health designated as LBDA Research Center of Excellence

Research offers new understanding about cause of Parkinson's disease

Research offers new understanding about cause of Parkinson's disease

University of Guelph researcher discovers cause of nerve cell death in Parkinson's disease

University of Guelph researcher discovers cause of nerve cell death in Parkinson's disease

New study to test safety, efficacy of MRI-guided focused ultrasound to treat Parkinson's disease

New study to test safety, efficacy of MRI-guided focused ultrasound to treat Parkinson's disease

Mount Sinai study uncovers potential link between Crohn's and Parkinson's in Jewish population

Mount Sinai study uncovers potential link between Crohn's and Parkinson's in Jewish population

Brain activity patterns linked to clinical outcomes achieved through DBS in dystonia patients

Brain activity patterns linked to clinical outcomes achieved through DBS in dystonia patients

Perturbation-based training using robotic device increases stability in Parkinson's patients

Perturbation-based training using robotic device increases stability in Parkinson's patients

Parkinson's progression delayed through high-intensity exercise, study says

Parkinson's progression delayed through high-intensity exercise, study says

High-intensity exercise decreases worsening of motor symptoms in Parkinson's patients

High-intensity exercise decreases worsening of motor symptoms in Parkinson's patients

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease patients harbor infectious prions in their skin

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease patients harbor infectious prions in their skin

UVA examines scalpel-free surgery's potential to help the body destroy breast cancer cells

UVA examines scalpel-free surgery's potential to help the body destroy breast cancer cells

Pilot study: Focused ultrasound shows potential for managing Parkinson's tremor

Pilot study: Focused ultrasound shows potential for managing Parkinson's tremor

Wearable robotic exoskeleton could alleviate crouch gait in children with cerebral palsy

Wearable robotic exoskeleton could alleviate crouch gait in children with cerebral palsy

New device uses AI algorithm to monitor sleep with radio waves

New device uses AI algorithm to monitor sleep with radio waves

Mayo Clinic study: Patients with Parkinson's have higher risk of melanoma and vice versa

Mayo Clinic study: Patients with Parkinson's have higher risk of melanoma and vice versa

Study shows that tDCS and physical therapy improve walking ability in patients with Parkinson's disease

Study shows that tDCS and physical therapy improve walking ability in patients with Parkinson's disease

Insomnia drug appears to have opposite effect for patients with neurologic conditions

Insomnia drug appears to have opposite effect for patients with neurologic conditions

Implanted magnets successfully treat involuntary eye movement disorder nystagmus

Implanted magnets successfully treat involuntary eye movement disorder nystagmus