July 2013

MDS Website News

Wanted! Book reviewers for new books on MDS website

The Movement Disorder Society is excited to now offer reviews of movement disorders publications on the website.

In this edition we feature a review of Parkinson's Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life by Dr. Michael Okun. 

If you are interested in reviewing a book, or submitting an idea for a review, please suggest the title, author and publication date to hfriedrichs@movementdisorders.org.

Be sure to visit the MDS Bookstore to purchase movement disorders publications.

Each purchase from this section benefits MDS and helps further the mission of the Society.


Podcasts Offer Easy Listening
to Journal Abstracts

Too busy to read through the abstracts in your Journal? Take a break and listen to them instead.

Visit the Society's Journal Podcast section on the website to select podcasts from 2012 and 2013 issues of the Movement Disorders Journal.

You may download an individual abstract or the entire collection. Podcasts can also be accessed from iTunes by searching "Movement Disorder Society."

Journal Articles Now on MDS Website

We encourage you to browse the homepage to find relevant articles from the Movement Disorders Journal.

In this edition, the Journal Featured Article is "Parkinson’s Disease Patients Show Reduced Cortical-Subcortical Sensorimotor Connectivity" by Michael Sharman, PhD, and colleagues.

The topic of this edition's Clinical Vignette and Commentary is "Progressive ataxia associated with scarring skin lesions and vertical gaze palsy" by Christos Ganos, MD, and colleagues.

Finally, be sure to weigh in with your thoughts in the discussion forum of the Journal article,  "Nonpharmacological enhancement of cognitive function in Parkinson's disease: A systematic review" by  John V. Hindle MBBS, FRCP, FRCPsych, and colleagues.

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