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COVID-19 may increase risk of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, stroke: study

COVID-19 may increase risk of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, stroke: study

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A new Danish study found COVID-19 outpatients had a higher risk of being diagnosed with Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, stroke and bleeding into the brain when compared with COVID-19 negative patients, but most neurological disorders were not more frequent after COVID-19 than after other respiratory infections, according to a …

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Parkinson's Exercise Program for Trunk Rigidity Seen to Help With...

Parkinson’s Exercise Program for Trunk Rigidity Seen to Help With…

A four-week, task-specific exercise program done at home can improve turning ability and balance, and ease disease severity for people with early- to mid-stage Parkinson’s, a small study suggested. This Parkinson’s exercise program focuses explicitly on rotating those parts of the body most involved in turning. It may be a promising alternative rehabilitation program for …

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The best sleeping position to prevent Alzheimer’s, ALS and Parkinson’s, according to new study 

On your back, face down, on the side—when you’re napping or going to bed for the night, what position do you tend to sleep in?  A pre-clinical study suggests how we sleep, especially if it’s in a lateral position (also known as side-sleeping), can help flush out waste in the brain as we sleep. This …

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Bad Dreams Could Be Early Warning of Parkinson’s Disease – Neuroscience News

Summary: Older adults who frequently experience bad dreams or nightmares are twice as likely to be diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a new study reports. Source: University of Birmingham Older adults who start to experience bad dreams or nightmares could be exhibiting the earliest signs of Parkinson’s disease, say researchers at the University of Birmingham. A …

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Frequent Nightmares Could Be an Early Sign of Parkinson's, Study Finds

Frequent Nightmares Could Be an Early Sign of Parkinson’s, Study Finds

The development of nightmares later in life could be an early sign of Parkinson’s disease, according to new research in older men. Distressing dreams have long been associated with the neurological disease, especially among men, but this is the first study to investigate whether these symptoms are a warning of Parkinson’s or a byproduct of …

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