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International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders (MDS) 2017

June 04 - 08, 2017; Vancouver, Canada

June 04 - 08, 2017 Vancouver, Canada

Conference News

Popular News from MDS 2016

  • Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy Reduces Essential Tremor Focused Ultrasound Thalamotomy Reduces Essential Tremor MRI thermography-guided unilateral focused ultrasound thalamotomy reduces long-standing essential tremor and disability and improves quality of life with minimal adverse effects, a study shows.
  • Truncal Vagotomy May Protect Against Parkinson's Truncal Vagotomy May Protect Against Parkinson's Truncal but not selective vagotomy is associated with a lower risk of developing Parkinson's disease later, a registry study shows. This finding suggests a vagal pathway for alpha-synuclein from the gut to the brain.
  • Valbenazine Reduces Tardive Dyskinesia, With Good Tolerability Valbenazine Reduces Tardive Dyskinesia, With Good Tolerability In the phase 3 KINECT 3 trial, investigational drug valbenazine reduced tardive dyskinesia among psychiatric patients receiving antipsychotic medications, with a favorable safety profile.

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