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Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Still Helpful After 10 Years

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Deep brain stimulation works well not only for Parkinson's disease (PD) but also for benign tremulous parkinsonism (BTP) and the effects are long-lasting, according to papers published this week in Archives of Neurology. In one paper, Dr. Elena Moro, from the Movement...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – About one in four children adopted in the US from outside the country have at least one intestinal parasite, and while the likelihood of pathogen recovery is not related to gastrointestinal symptoms, it is significantly increased with evaluation of multiple stool...

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Compression stockings reduce sleep apnea in patients with venous insufficiency

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Use of compression stockings during the day by patients with chronic venous insufficiency leads to a reduction in nighttime apnea episodes, a French group has shown. By reducing daytime fluid accumulation in the legs, the rostral shift of fluids to neck tissues at night is...