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Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) 20-23 April 2015

Eleven new medicines, including one orphan, recommended for approval[...]

Research Headlines - Understanding why stress can kill you

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

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

CUHK study finds depression link to Parkinson's

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

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

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

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

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

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)

European Commission - Agenda [...]

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

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

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[...]


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