Natalie C. Palavra

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Freezing of gait (FOG) is a poorly understood symptom of Parkinson’s disease (PD) during which a patient suffers an abrupt cessation of walking [1]. Whilst little consensus exists regarding the mechanisms underlying FOG [2], there is considerable evidence that additional cognitive demand whilst walking represents a significant trigger in the pathophysiology(More)
Mild Cognitive Impairment in Parkinson's Disease (PD-MCI) is common and may be associated with accelerated progression to dementia. Considering the importance of this emerging entity, new diagnostic criteria have recently been proposed. Early recognition and accurate classification of PD-MCI could offer opportunities for novel therapeutic interventions.(More)
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