Navigation Links
Mayo Clinic Studies Find REM Sleep Behavior Disorder is Associated with Other Features of Neurodegenerative Disorders
Date:4/15/2008

ire, a validated screening measure for RBD, researchers determined that 8 percent of these individuals had probable RBD. Twenty-one percent with probable RBD had anxiety and 11.5 percent had apathy (compared with 8 percent and 4 percent, respectively, for individuals without RBD). Those individuals with RBD had significantly lower scores on neuropsychological measures of attention and executive functioning, such as concentration, decision making, and higher-order problem solving. Additionally, researchers found that 1.8 percent of the individuals had both RBD and parkinsonism.

"There is currently no treatment to delay the onset or prevent dementia or parkinsonism in patients with RBD who are destined to develop these neurologic problems in the future," says Dr. Boeve. "Our ultimate goal is to use therapies that would delay the onset or prevent these problems from ever developing in patients who have a form of RBD that reflects an evolving neurodegenerative disease. However, much more research is needed to get to that point."

Dr. Boeve and his team will continue to study this group of patients to better understand how RBD is associated with neurodegenerative disease. Other members of the Mayo Clinic research team included Jennifer Molano, M.D., Ebru Mihci, M.D., Rosebud Roberts, M.B.Ch.B., Yonas Geda, M.D., David Knopman, M.D., Eric Tangalos, M.D., Glenn Smith, Ph.D., Robert Ivnik, Ph.D., Ruth Cha, V. Shane Pankratz, Ph.D., Michael Silber, M.B.Ch.B., Tanis Ferman, Ph.D., and Ronald Petersen, M.D., Ph.D.

To obtain the latest news releases from Mayo Clinic, go to http://www.mayoclinic.org/news. MayoClinic.com (http://www.mayoclinic.com) is available as a resource for your health stories.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Mayo Clinic
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Mayo Clinic Study Identifies Potential Causes of Young-Onset Dementia
2. Peregrine Researchers Present New Preclinical Data at AACR Annual Meeting Confirming Unique Anti-Tumor Mechanism of Bavituximab
3. MedImmune Advances Asthma Program with Start of a Phase 2 Trial in Europe and Australia and First U.S.-Based Clinical Trial for Antibody Targeting IL-13
4. Roche Gains Access to Important Oncology Target With Potential for Treating Major Cancers Such as Breast and Lung; First Drug Candidate in Phase I Clinical Testing
5. Phreesia Announces Clinical Initiative to Better Manage Symptoms of Parkinsons Disease
6. Senesco Expands on Recently Announced Preclinical Pancreatic Islet Data
7. Halozyme Therapeutics Presents Pre-Clinical Studies of Systemic Delivery of Pegylated rHuPH20 Enyzme in Prostate Cancer Models at American Association for Cancer Research Conference
8. Preclinical Study Presented at AACR Annual Meeting Shows Peregrines Anti-PS Immunocytokines Can Generate Protective Immune Responses in a Highly Aggressive Breast Cancer Model
9. Presentation of HeartWare Clinical Results
10. Clinically Proven Treatment Offers Help to Rosacea Sufferers
11. Preclinical Study Shows CTIs Brostallicins Cancer-Killing Ability Based on Genetic Profiling
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... Cornerstone Group (CCG) today announced the completion of an $8 ... fund the expansion and consolidation of healthcare services provided by ... PHN is the largest federally qualified health ... the largest employer in Sharon,s central ... Currently, PHN Sharon offers scattered services out of seven ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... -- The International Trade Commission (ITC) issued its final decision in ... a notice issued on December 23, the ITC ruled in ... humidifier was invalid. BMC President, James Xu ... excited with the ITC,s decision in this case. This victory ... the very beginning on the key patents in the case. ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... LONDON , December 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... expected to grow at an average rate of 8.1%. ... and volume. Hip, knee and spine surgeries are the ... emerging economies they have a lower penetration. Increased number ... use of composites. Non-metallic orthopedic devices have gained popularity ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Commonwealth Cornerstone Group Announces $8 Million in Tax Credits to Expand and Consolidate Healthcare Services in Sharon 2Commonwealth Cornerstone Group Announces $8 Million in Tax Credits to Expand and Consolidate Healthcare Services in Sharon 3ITC Final Decision Goes Against ResMed (RMD) Monumental Win for 3B/BMC 2Use of Composites in Orthopedic Industry to Reach $596 Million by 2020 2Use of Composites in Orthopedic Industry to Reach $596 Million by 2020 3
... July 28, 2011 Roka Bioscience, Inc. announced today ... equity financing, raising $20 million in new capital. The ... since the company,s formation in September 2009. The investor ... Advisors, New Enterprise Associates, Inc., TPG Biotech and Gen-Probe ...
... spending growth slowed from an estimated 5.3 percent in ... data released today by the Centers for Medicare and ... Researchers credit the slowdown in spending growth to pharmacy ... toward lower cost generic drugs. Pharmaceutical Care Management ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Roka Bioscience Completes $20 Million Series C Financing 2PCMA: Study Credits PBM Tools with Reducing Prescription Drug Spending Growth 2
(Date:12/25/2014)... -- Overeating is common during the holidays, but there are ... says. "Don,t arrive at a party hungry. It may ... be attending a party, but deprivation leads to hunger, and ... Westchester Hospital in Mount Kisco, N.Y., said in a hospital ... day and even to have a snack before attending a ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay ... Researchers could be closing in on a "fountain of youth" ... the health of older adults, a new study suggests. ... given a drug that targets a genetic signaling pathway linked ... Novartis report. The experimental medication, a version ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... York, New York (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 ... ) continue to move forward in a number of ... District of West Virginia, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According ... Court is scheduled to convene a Joint Status Conference ... at 10:00 a.m. Parties have been directed to submit ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 25, 2014 Plugin creators from Pixel ... A fully customizable business presentation tool made specifically for ... ProFire 5k business tool, users can now display their ... of Pixel Film Studios. “ProFire 5k gives users a ... add professionalism to a presentation” , Pixel Film Studios ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Each year trauma accounts for ... hospital admissions across the nation (according to the ... CDC’s National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey collected ... in 2010. They estimated that there were between 3.5 ... a primary diagnosis of broken bone or fracture. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug 2Health News:Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug 3Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Federal Court Overseeing Thousands of Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Set to Convene Joint Status Conference for All Litigations, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 4Health News:Announcing a new ProFire 5k plugin from Pixel Film Studios for Final Cut Pro X Professionals 2Health News:Every Year Four Million Emergency Department Visits Result from Accidents Involving Bone Trauma 2Health News:Every Year Four Million Emergency Department Visits Result from Accidents Involving Bone Trauma 3Health News:Every Year Four Million Emergency Department Visits Result from Accidents Involving Bone Trauma 4
... continues between Israelis and Palestinians, a new University of ... inflicting on the region,s children. Palestinian and Israeli ... violence, they are also being psychologically scarred by the ... study, presented earlier this summer at the International Society ...
... intestine provide the environmental trigger that initiates and perpetuates ... to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a study led by ... Inflammatory bowel disease results from a loss of ... microbes that inhabit the intestine. "In this study, we ...
... as a sort of fertilizer that feeds breast ... in animal models, researchers at UCLA,s Jonsson Comprehensive ... is biologically reprogramming the immune cells that are ... from soldiers protecting the body against disease into ...
... Journal of Sexual Medicine reveals that women with low ... placebo. , Andrea Bradford, Ph.D., a psychologist at Baylor College ... University of Texas at Austin, analyzed the behaviors and symptoms ... in a large clinical trial of a drug treatment for ...
... , WEDNESDAY, Sept. 15 (HealthDay News) -- In ongoing early ... toward reducing the tell-tale inflammatory impact of the deadly bone ... drug -- called INCB018424 -- shows promise are reported in ... of Medicine . "The problem with myelofibrosis is the ...
... 14, 2010) A new investigational drug designed to penetrate ... patient for the first time ever at the Virginia G. ... a potent, targeted compound designed to selectively kill cancer cells, ... Phase I clinical trial. Pancreatic cancer is a fast-growing and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Study: How Palestinian and Israeli children are psychologically scarred by exposure to war 2Health News:Study: How Palestinian and Israeli children are psychologically scarred by exposure to war 3Health News:Bacteria identified that may lead to inflammatory bowel disease in certain individuals 2Health News:Stress accelerates breast cancer progression in mice 2Health News:Stress accelerates breast cancer progression in mice 3Health News:Stress accelerates breast cancer progression in mice 4Health News:Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Bone Marrow Disorder 2Health News:Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Bone Marrow Disorder 3Health News:New investigational compound targets pancreatic cancer cells 2
... high-resolution 1-Chip Camera System provides easy-to-use features, ... small scope. The camera head construction is ... ,VCM 12, Complete 1-Chip Camera System, International ... Unit (CCU) with power cord and video ...
Provides a combination of concentrated cold / hot and compression for the elbow...
Provides extended cold therapy for acute, chronic, or post-surgical applications. Cryotherapy can reduce pain, swelling and speed recovery....
Provides extended cold therapy to the knee area for acute, chronic, or post-surgical applications. Cryotherapy can reduce pain, swelling and facilitate faster rehabilitation....
Medicine Products: