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Research Headlines - Understanding why stress can kill you    europa.eu

An EU-funded project has expanded our understanding of what causes high blood pressure. The results will help to treat people at risk and reduce heart disease - the number one killer in the world.[...]

Healthy workplaces manage stress - Just Published - EU Bookshop    europa.eu

Campaign guide : managing stress and psychosocial risks at work[...]

CUHK study finds depression link to Parkinson's    epda.eu.com

Those who are depressed and cannot sleep may have a higher chance of developing Parkinson's disease and dementia, researchers at Chinese University of Hong Kong believe.[...]

Risk factors and prodromal markers and the development of Parkinson's disease    epda.eu.com

In this three-center longitudinal, observational study, authors evaluated the specific risk for PD associated with single or combinations of risk factors and prodromal markers. In addition, they eval[...]

Stress and food intake    eufic.org

Some people eat less and others more than normal in response to stress. Innovative ways of tackling stress-related eating behaviour may help people control weight and reduce underlying stress.[...]

Conversion between Mini-Mental State Examination, Montreal Cognitive Assessment & Dementia Rating Scale-2 scores in Parkinson's    epda.eu.com

The primary aim of this study was to apply a simple and reliable algorithm for the conversion of MoCA to MMSE scores in PD patients. A secondary aim was to apply this algorithm for the conversion of [...]

Comparison of Psychological Symptoms & Disease-Specific Quality of Life between Early- and Typical-Onset Parkinson's Patients    epda.eu.com

Study findings showed more severe depression and more impaired emotional domain of QoL in early-onset PD patients. Depression and anxiety play an important role to worsen QoL among both EOPD and TOPD[...]

Abnormal functional connectivity of the amygdala is associated with depression in Parkinson's disease    epda.eu.com

The increased connectivity between limbic regions and decreased connectivity between the corticolimbic networks may reflect impaired high-order cortical regulatory effects on the emotion-related limb[...]

Agenda - 7th meeting of the eHealth Network (Riga, 12 May 2015)    europa.eu

European Commission - Agenda [...]

Concomitant development of hypersexuality and delusional jealousy in patients with Parkinson's disease: A case series    epda.eu.com

Discussion: Hypersexuality and delusional jealousy may occur independently in PD patients on dopamine agonist therapy, but may develop together probably reflecting a common alteration of sexuality (s[...]

Hippocampal volume and white matter disease in the prediction of dementia in Parkinson's disease    epda.eu.com

Conclusions: Hippocampal volume is a major factor predicting the development of mild cognitive impairment and dementia in PD. White matter hyperintensity also contributes to the longitudinal cognitiv[...]

Health-EU Newsletter - "Mental health - Let's put plans into action"    europa.eu

The need to include mental health among the first priorities of the public health agenda has been increasingly recognized in Europe over the past decades and has long been a priority of the European[...]

Anxiety in Parkinson's disease: symptom dimensions and overlap with depression and autonomic failure    epda.eu.com

Conclusion: Anxiety in PD comprises affective and somatic symptom dimensions. The affective subscale of the BAI is not influenced by motor or autonomic symptoms, and may therefore prove useful for fu[...]

Resting activity in visual and corticostriatal pathways in Parkinson's disease with hallucinations    epda.eu.com

This study reveals widespread hemodynamic alterations in PD. However, within a functionally abnormal occipital lobe, those with PDVH have even lower ALFF than non-hallucinators, but have higher occip[...]

Factor analysis of The Hamilton Depression Rating Scale in Parkinson's disease    epda.eu.com

Conclusion: This analysis demonstrates that the factorial validity of the HAMD in PD is unsatisfactory. This implies that the scale is not appropriate for studying specific symptom domains of depress[...]

The Netherlands should do more to help workers with mental ill-health, says OECD    oecd.org

The Netherlands should increase support for workers suffering from mental health issues and their employers and tackle the continued social stigma and limited knowledge around such illnesses, accordi[...]


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