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While approximately one in five Parkinson's disease patients experience impulse control disorder symptoms, the disease itself does not increase the risk of gambling, shopping, or other impulsivity symptoms.
Scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified two molecules that play an important role in the survival and production of nerve cells in the brain, including nerve cells that produce dopamine.
The causes of learning problems associated with an inherited brain tumor disorder are much more complex than scientists had anticipated.
Parkinson's disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that is characterized by tremors, rigidity, slowness of movement, and difficulty walking.
Last year a clinical trial of L-DOPA -- a mainstay of Parkinson's disease therapy -- was launched for Angelman syndrome, a rare intellectual disorder that shares similar motor symptoms such as tremors and difficulty with balance.
Some drugs used to treat ADHD could affect the brain's reward system, researchers from the University of Copenhagen have discovered.
German researchers have found that the 'happy hormone' dopamine may help curb the effects of memory loss in patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease.
Scientists may have discovered why the standard treatment for Parkinson's disease is often effective for only a limited period of time.
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