Increased risk of Parkinson’s disease in patients with schizophrenia — ScienceDaily

A new study conducted at the University of Turku, Finland, shows that patients with a schizophrenia spectrum disorder have an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease later in life. The increased risk may be due to alterations in the brain’s dopamine system caused by dopamine receptor antagonists or neurobiological effects of schizophrenia. The record-based case-control study […]

Increased risk of Parkinson’s disease in patients with schizophrenia

A new study conducted at the University of Turku, Finland, shows that patients with a schizophrenia spectrum disorder have an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease later in life. The increased risk may be due to alterations in the brain’s dopamine system caused by dopamine receptor antagonists or neurobiological effects of schizophrenia. The record-based case-control study […]

Eye exam could lead to early Parkinson’s disease diagnosis

IMAGE: An example of a fundus eye images taken from the UK Biobank. view more  Credit: Radiological Society of North America OAK BROOK, Ill. – A simple eye exam combined with powerful artificial intelligence (AI) machine learning technology could provide early detection of Parkinson’s disease, according to research being presented at the annual meeting of the […]