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2013-10-02 12:51:46

Results presented at World Parkinson Congress Researchers at the University of Montreal and the Institut universitaire de gératrie de Montréal examined brain changes over 20 months in Parkinson's patients with and without mild cognitive impairment (MCI) at the early stages of the disease. Results showed that patients with MCI had significantly more cortical thinning and subcortical atrophy over time compared with patients without MCI, suggesting that early MCI in PD patients may indicate...

2010-09-28 11:53:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) is pleased to announce the first public display of the Parkinson's Quilt in Glasgow, Scotland, from Tuesday, September 28 through Friday, October 1. The quilt, created by more than 600 people living with and affected by Parkinson's disease (PD), makes its debut at the 2nd World Parkinson Congress (WPC). The Parkinson's Quilt is the first initiative of its kind to focus the world's attention on the...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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