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Risk of Parkinson disease in women
Objective: To investigate the association between some fertile life characteristics and Parkinson disease (PD) in women. Methods: Women affected by PD and control subjects were matched one to one byExpand
Quetiapine and Clozapine in Parkinsonian Patients With Dopaminergic Psychosis
ObjectiveThis study aimed to compare the efficacy and safety of quetiapine and clozapine in parkinsonian patients with dopaminergic psychosis in a randomized, open-label, blinded-rater, parallelExpand
A Case-Control Study on Cigarette, Alcohol, and Coffee Consumption Preceding Parkinson’s Disease
Objective: To investigate the association between cigarette smoking, alcohol drinking, coffee consumption and Parkinson’s disease (PD). Methods: We selected subjects affected by idiopathic PD, with aExpand
Parkinson disease survival: a population-based study.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether the survival of patients with Parkinson disease (PD) is shorter than that of the general population. DESIGN Survival was investigated in a cohort of patients with PDExpand
Familial hemiplegic migraine type 2 is linked to 0.9Mb region on chromosome 1q23
Familial hemiplegic migraine (FHM) is a rare autosomal dominant disorder characterized by episodes of transient hemiparesis followed by headache. Two chromosomal loci are associated to FHM: FHM1 onExpand
How many parkinsonian patients are suitable candidates for deep brain stimulation of subthalamic nucleus? Results of a questionnaire.
We used a CAPSIT-based questionnaire to estimate the percentage of parkinsonian patients suitable for subthalamic nucleus (STN) deep brain stimulation (DBS) in a movement disorders clinic. We foundExpand
Voluptuary habits and clinical subtypes of Parkinson's disease: The FRAGAMP case–control study
We evaluated the possible association between smoking, coffee drinking, and alcohol consumption and Parkinson's disease (PD). The FRAGAMP study is a large Italian multicenter case–control studyExpand
Ischaemic Stroke in Young People: A Prospective and Long-Term Follow-Up Study
Background: A few studies have comprehensively assessed the epidemiology, aetiology, prognosis, and secondary prevention of ischaemic stroke in young adults. To gain further information on thisExpand
The parkin gene is not involved in late-onset Parkinson’s disease
Mutations in the parkin gene have been reported in patients with early onset PD. The authors investigated the parkin gene in 118 patients who had an onset of PD after age 45 years: 95 subjects wereExpand
Tumor diagnosis preceding Parkinson's disease: A case–control study
Lower cancer risk in Parkinson's disease (PD) patients compared to the general population has been reported. However, most of the studies were based on death certificates. We designed a case–controlExpand