Maura Bressanelli

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After implantation with subthalamic stimulators, nine patients with advanced Parkinson's disease were studied on the task of tracing out, as accurately as possible, the four corners of a square with the dominant hand. The task was performed in four treatment conditions: on stimulation-off medication, off stimulation-off medication, off stimulation-on(More)
The so-called bradykinesia of Huntington's disease (HD) seems not due to reduced movement speed alone but may also be task-dependent. We therefore investigated the influence of visual control on the ability of HD patients to perform a motor task. Ten HD patients, never treated with neuroleptic drugs and with mild functional impairment in activities of daily(More)
BACKGROUND Although the use of the Internet for health purposes has increased steadily in the last decade, only a few studies have explored the information provided by the websites of health institutions and no studies on the on-line activities of Italian hospitals have been performed to date. The aim of this study was to explore the characteristics of the(More)
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