March 2012

Calling All Regional Section Video Cases!  

Hurry! All video cases submitted to the Case of the Month by April 1, 2012 from the following MDS Regional Sections - Asian and Oceanian, Pan American and European - will automatically be entered into our Regional Section competition! If your case is chosen as a winner, you will receive a $200 Amazon gift card, as well as recognition from your peers.

Judging will take place in May 2012, with the winning case announced by the MDS Medical Co-Editors at the 16th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders in Dublin, Ireland, June 17-21, 2012. Your video case will remain on the MDS website indefinitely for exclusive viewing by MDS members. Click here for instructions on submitting your video case.

Updates on Treatments for Nonmotor and Motor Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

In this edition of the MDS website, two of our members review the latest treatments for motor and nonmotor symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Dr. Susan Fox, MRCP (UK), PhD and Dr. Klaus Seppi, MD, provide their updates based on two Movement Disorders Journal articles published in the Vol. 26 supplement entitled: "The Movement Disorder Society Evidence-Based Medicine Review Update: Treatments for the Motor Symptoms of Parkinsonís Disease" and "The Movement Disorder Society Evidence-Based Medicine Review Update: Treatments for the Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinsonís Disease." Read the articles.

Editor's Choice Article Podcast Review

For this edition, the MDS Web Editorial Board chose the article is "Mortality from Parkinson's disease: A population-based prospective study (NEDICES)." The summary and podcast review are provided by Dr. Mariese Hely, MBBS, FRACP, Consultant Neurologist at the Movement Disorders Unit, Department of Neurology, Westmead Hospital, Sydney Australia. Also reviewing the article is Dr. Victor Fung, PhD, FRACP, Clinical Associate Professor at Sydney Medical School, The University of Sydney, Australia. Go to review


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