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    1. Device Calms Parkinson's Tremor for 3+ Years

      June 20, 2012 -- For some people with Parkinson's disease, deep brain stimulation can have immediate and dramatic effects on tremors, rigidity, balance, and other motor symptoms. Now new research shows that these benefits may last at least three years. The findings appear online in Neurology. Deep b

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    2. ADHD or Not? Why a Diagnosis Matters

      For many children with ADHD, a call from a teacher was the first time their parents started discussing the possibility of ADHD. "The vast majority of cases are brought to the attention of parents by educators, either at the preschool level or elementary school level," says George DuPaul, PhD, of Leh

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    3. Antidepressants Aid Depressed Parkinson's Patients

      April 11, 2012 -- Certain antidepressant medications can help treat depression in people with Parkinson's disease without making the symptoms of the disease worse, according to a new study. Researchers looked at two common types of antidepressant medicines in the study. They found that both improved

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    4. Berries May Contain Potent Weapon vs. Parkinson's

      April 5, 2012 -- Can two or more servings of blueberries or strawberries a week help lower risk of Parkinson's disease? Maybe, according to a new study published in Neurology. Men and women who ate berries two or more times a week were nearly 25% less likely to develop Parkinson's disease than their

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    5. Immaturity Mistaken for ADHD?

      March 5, 2012 -- Children who are younger than their classmates are more likely to be diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), new research shows. The study raises new concerns that some children who are simply immature (compared to their classroom peers) may be misdiagnosed a

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    6. New Blood Test for Parkinson's Studied

      Feb. 22, 2012 -- An experimental blood test for Parkinson's disease is more than 90% accurate in diagnosing the progressive disorder that affects movement and balance, according to its developers. The test requires a single drop of blood, says Robert Nagele, PhD, a professor of medicine at the Unive

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    7. Weight Training Improves Parkinson’s Symptoms

      Feb 16, 2012 -- Weight training twice a week may reduce the stiffness, slowness, and tremors often seen in people with Parkinson’s disease, a new study shows. A progressive neurologic disease, Parkinson’s affects up to 1 million people in the U.S. Symptoms include tremors and difficulty with movemen

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    8. Tai Chi Improves Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

      Feb. 8, 2012 -- Tai chi, a type of exercise that guides the body through gentle, flowing poses, may help some of the worst physical problems of Parkinson’s disease, a new study shows. If further studies confirm the findings, experts say it appears that tai chi might be an effective therapy for impro

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    9. Is There an ADHD Diet?

      Jan. 9, 2012 -- There isn’t a specific diet or magic vitamin that will curb hyperactivity, impulsiveness, and other symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but steering clear of certain unhealthy foods may make a difference, a new review shows. Foods that may predispose a child

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    10. Kids With ADHD Have Distinct Brain Patterns

      Nov. 28, 2011 (Chicago) -- Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) process visual information differently than children without the disorder, preliminary research shows. By finding distinct patterns of activity in the brains of children with ADHD, researchers hope to someday de

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