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Tactic for controlling motor symptoms of advanced Parkinson's disease


January 26, 2018

Standard drug treatment for Parkinson's disease can, over time, induce motor complications that reduce the effectiveness of restoring mobility. These complications include abnormal involuntary movements known as dyskinesias. In a nonhuman primate model of Parkinson's, scientists have been probing the origin of these abnormal responses to treatment, particularly dyskinesias, and have successfully tested a tactic for controlling them. Full Story

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Emory University

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