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The dopaminergic system in upper limb motor blocks (ULMB) investigated during bimanual coordination in Parkinson's disease (PD)

The current study investigated the occurrence of ULMB in PD participants without ('off') and with ('on') dopamine replacement using bimanual wrist flexionextension with external auditory cues.[...]

Cognitive executive impairment and dopaminergic deficits in de novo Parkinson's disease

Study findings support the hypothesis that nigrostriatal dopaminergic deficit is associated with executive impairment, but not to memory or visuospatial impairment, in early PD.[...]

Effects of cannabidiol in the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease: An exploratory double-blind trial

Study findings point to a possible effect of CBD in improving quality of life measures in PD patients with no psychiatric comorbidities; however, studies with larger samples and specific objectives a[...]

Dopaminergic medication does not improve stepping responses following backward & forward balance perturbations in Parkinson's

In conclusion, dopaminergic medication does not improve underscaling of stepping responses in PD. Therefore, other interventions are needed to improve these important defense postural reactions.[...]

Puerarin protects dopaminergic neurons in Parkinson's disease models

These data indicated that puerarin alleviated the oxidative stress and apoptosis in a PD cellular model, protected the dopaminergic neurons against rotenone toxicity and decreased the abnormal protei[...]

Mortality in Parkinson's disease is not associated with the severity of early dopaminergic defect

Results: Mortality rate was 56.8%. Although higher age (p 0.48).[...]

Dopaminergic agents and nutritional status in Parkinson's disease

Results: In linear regression, total levodopa (l-dopa) equivalent daily dose (LEDD) was associated with worse MNA (B = 0.14, 95% CI = 0.26-0.02; P = 0.019). This association remained significant only[...]

Just published: EMCDDA-Europol 2013

This report presents the key activities performed by the EMCDDA and Europol in 2013, with details on all the relevant activities in support of the implementation of Council Decision 2005/387/JHA on t[...]

EMCDDA releases state-of-the-art review on drugs and driving

The EMCDDA releases a state-of-the-art review on drugs and driving today ahead of International day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking.[...]

EU drugs agency places six topics in the spotlight with new online analyses

The EU drugs agency (EMCDDA) releases today alongside its European Drug Report 2014: Trends and developments, six new additions to its Perspectives on drugs (PODs) series. This latest selection of on[...]

Largest multi-city study on drug wastewater analysis released today

The findings of the largest European project to date in the emerging science of wastewater analysis (WWA) are released today in an article published in Addiction. The project in question - steered by[...]

Just published: European Drug Report 2014: Trends and developments

How many new drugs were detected in Europe over the last year? Is cannabis getting stronger? How many Europeans have ever used an illicit drug? What are the latest drug policy developments in the reg[...]

Just published: Risk assessment of methoxetamine

This report presents the data and findings of the risk assessment on the new psychoactive substance, 2-(3-methoxyphenyl)-2-(ethylamino)cyclohexanone, that was conducted by the Scientific Committee of[...]

Just published: Risk assessment of AH-7921

This report presents the data and findings of the risk assessment on the new psychoactive substance, 3,4-dichloro-N-{[1-(dimethylamino)cyclohexyl]methyl}benzamide, that was conducted by the Scientifi[...]

Just published: Risk assessment of MDPV

This report presents the data and findings of the risk assessment on the new psychoactive substance, 1-(1,3-benzodioxol-5-yl)-2-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)pentan-1-one, that was conducted by the Scientific Com[...]

Just published: Risk assessment of 25I-NBOMe

This report presents the data and findings of the risk assessment on the new psychoactive substance, 2-(4-iodo-2,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-N-(2-methoxybenzyl)ethanamine, that was conducted by the Scientific[...]

EFSA proposes reduction of maximum levels of zinc in feed

Published on: 5 May 2014 EFSA has proposed a reduction of the maximum permitted content of zinc in feed for all animal species. It is estimated that the new proposed levels will reduce the amount of [...]


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