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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 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

New approaches to early detection of Parkinson's disease on the horizon

New approaches to early detection of Parkinson's disease on the horizon

Researchers find new evidence that autoimmunity plays role in Parkinson's disease

Researchers find new evidence that autoimmunity plays role in Parkinson's disease

New tool may predict chances for cognitive deficits in people with Parkinson's disease

New tool may predict chances for cognitive deficits in people with Parkinson's disease

Researchers identify genetic cause of rare neurological movement disorder

Researchers identify genetic cause of rare neurological movement disorder

FDA authorizes marketing of first direct-to-consumer GHR tests for certain diseases

FDA authorizes marketing of first direct-to-consumer GHR tests for certain diseases

Former NFL players may not experience motor function problems from repeated head injuries, study finds

Former NFL players may not experience motor function problems from repeated head injuries, study finds

Deep brain stimulation can reduce heroin relapse in rat models of addiction, TSRI study shows

Deep brain stimulation can reduce heroin relapse in rat models of addiction, TSRI study shows

Penn study finds evidence of AD neuropathology in post-mortem brains of LBD patients

Penn study finds evidence of AD neuropathology in post-mortem brains of LBD patients

BUSM professor receives Ellison Foundation grant to explore new Parkinson's disease target

BUSM professor receives Ellison Foundation grant to explore new Parkinson's disease target

Duke researchers develop new cell-based drug screening test for dystonia

Duke researchers develop new cell-based drug screening test for dystonia

Study sheds new light on genetics behind essential tremor

Study sheds new light on genetics behind essential tremor

Review examines link between insomnia and alcohol dependence

Review examines link between insomnia and alcohol dependence

MRI-guided focused ultrasound treatment improves quality of life in patients with essential tremor

MRI-guided focused ultrasound treatment improves quality of life in patients with essential tremor

High-tech alternative to brain surgery safe, effective for treatment of essential tremor

High-tech alternative to brain surgery safe, effective for treatment of essential tremor

New noninvasive treatment option improves quality of life in patients with essential tremor

New noninvasive treatment option improves quality of life in patients with essential tremor