Movement Disorders

Haruo Nishijima, Tatsuya Ueno, Yukihisa Funamizu, Shinya Ueno, Masahiko Tomiyama September 10, 2017

ABSTRACT

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder associated with the progressive loss of nigrostriatal dopaminergic neurons. Levodopa is the most effective treatment for the motor symptoms of PD. However, chronic oral levodopa treatment can lead to various motor and nonmotor complications because of nonphysiological pulsatile dopaminergic stimulation in the brain.

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Wei Han, Shraddha Sapkota, Richard Camicioli, Roger A. Dixon, Liang Li September 10, 2017

ABSTRACT

Objective

To profile the amine/phenol submetabolome to determine potential metabolite biomarkers associated with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and PD with incipient dementia.

Methods

At baseline of a 3-wave (18-month intervals) longitudinal study, serum samples were collected from 42 healthy controls and 43 PD patients.

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Fei Yang, Alicja Wolk, Niclas Håkansson, Nancy L. Pedersen, Karin Wirdefeldt September 10, 2017

ABSTRACT

Background: A neuroprotective effect of dietary antioxidants on Parkinson’s disease (PD) risk has been suggested, but epidemiological evidence is limited.

Objectives: To examine the associations between intake of dietary antioxidant vitamins and total antioxidant capacity and risk of PD.

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