Smartphone 'scores' can reliably reflect symptom severity in Parkinson's patients
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  April 10, 2018  
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 Smartphone 'scores' can reliably reflect symptom severity in Parkinson's patientsSmartphone 'scores' can reliably reflect symptom severity in Parkinson's patients
 
Parkinson's disease, a progressive brain disorder, is often tough to treat effectively because symptoms, such as tremors and walking difficulties, can vary dramatically over a period of days, or even hours.
 
 Parkinson's patients who show depression symptoms may actually have demoralization, study says
 
Parkinson's patients who show depression symptoms may actually have demoralization, study saysPeople with Parkinson's disease who show signs of depression may actually have a condition called demoralization, according to a study published in the April 4, 2018, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. That study found demoralization may be common in Parkinson's disease.
 
 
 Binge eating in Parkinson's disease patients associated with working memory deficit
 
Binge eating in Parkinson's disease patients associated with working memory deficitBinge eating, as if the impulse of the moment could not be contrasted by a deeper thought, which would lead to maintaining a healthier eating behavior.