New project aims to validate digital biomarkers for better treatment of Parkinson's disease

Parkinson’s disease affects seven to ten million patients in Western societies – with an upward trend. Patients suffer from symptoms such as tremors, gait and speech disorders, and memory loss. Digital technologies have the potential to change the understanding and treatment of Parkinson’s disease fundamentally. But before they can be implemented in clinical practice, their benefits for patients need to […]

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Psychosis, Depression Tied to Neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s

Depression and psychosis are significantly associated with neuronal loss and gliosis – but not with Lewy body scores – in Parkinson’s disease, data from analyses of the brains of 175 patients suggest. Previous research has suggested a link between neuronal loss and depression in Parkinson’s disease (PD) but the impact of Lewy bodies has not been well studied, Nicole Mercado […]

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Terry White Chemists Clomipramine

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TERRY WHITE CHEMISTS CLOMIPRAMINE Contains the active ingredient, clomipramine (as clomipramine hydrochloride) Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet Read this leaflet carefully before taking your medicine This leaflet answers some common questions about clomipramine. It does not contain all the available information.It does not take […]

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Haldol

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. HALDOL® INJECTION (190619) ACMI Haloperidol decanoate injection Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Haldol injection.It does not contain all the available information.It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have risks […]

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Haldol

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. HALDOL® INJECTION (190619) ACMI Haloperidol decanoate injection Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Haldol injection.It does not contain all the available information.It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have risks […]

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APO-Amisulpride

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-AMISULPRIDE Amisulpride Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about amisulpride. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have benefits and risks. Your doctor […]

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Eye exam could lead to early Parkinson’s disease diagnosis: Study

Scientists have determined a simple eye exam combined with powerful artificial intelligence (AI) machine learning technology that could provide early detection of Parkinson’s disease. The research is being presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the central nervous system that affects millions of people worldwide. Diagnosis is typically […]

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Parkinson’s disease: Orthostatic hypotension is a lesser known warning – what is it?

Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, progressive disease that damages the nerves, including those that are responsible for maintaining blood pressure. In addition, dopaminergic drugs that are used to treat Parkinson’s disease may cause or worsen orthostatic hypotension. What is orthostatic hypotension and what are the symptoms to spot? Parkinson’s is caused by a loss of nerve cells in a specific […]

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Parkinson’s disease symptoms: The sign in your handwriting to watch out for

Parkinson’s disease is caused by loss of nerve cells in part of the brain called the substantia nigra, which leads to a reduction in a chemical called dopamine in the brain. Dopamine plays a vital role regulating the movement of the body so a loss of this chemical can cause movement problems. As the condition progresses, the symptoms of Parkinson’s […]

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