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Hand-held Device for Vagus Nerve Stimulation Eases Motor Symptoms in Trial

One month of non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation (nVNS), administered at home using a hand-held device by electroCore, improved walking and motor abilities, and eased freezing of gait in adults with Parkinson’s disease, according to data from a

https://parkinsonsnewstoday.com/2021/06/11/electrocore-vagus-nerve-stimulation-device-eases-motor-symptoms-trial/

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FDA Rejects Verily’s Smartwatch for Parkinson’s Assessment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has rejected an application from Verily Life Sciences that sought to add a Parkinson’s disease symptom assessment tool to the company’s clinical research-focused smartwatch. In its response letter,

https://parkinsonsnewstoday.com/2021/06/11/fda-rejects-verily-life-sciences-smartwatch-parkinsons-assessment/

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My Top Tips for a Newly Diagnosed Parkinson’s Patient

Dear new Parkinson’s patient (aka Parkie), Welcome to your new lifelong community. It’s sort of like you are marrying the disease. “Do you, new Parkinson’s patient, take this disease to be your (maybe not one

https://parkinsonsnewstoday.com/2021/06/10/advice-tips-newly-diagnosed-parkinsons/

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Plant Compound May Lessen Cognitive Impairment, Mouse Study Suggests

Oral doses of silibinin — a plant compound sold as a dietary supplement — were found to lessen cognitive impairment in a mouse model of Parkinson’s disease. It worked, according to researchers, by preventing neurodegeneration

https://parkinsonsnewstoday.com/2021/06/10/plant-compound-silibinin-lessens-cognitive-impairment-parkinsons-mouse-model/

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Embracing Vulnerability in Parkinson’s

Embracing Vulnerability in Parkinson’s

If you ask others what vulnerability means, they’ll often respond with something that implies weakness. Many people affected by Parkinson’s disease (PD) may believe the falsehood that they no longer are enough of a

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