Ophthalmology

Levodopa shows promise against macular degeneration

(HealthDay)— Levodopa (L-dopa) might hold potential for preventing or treating macular degeneration, according to a study published online Oct. 30 in The American Journal of Medicine.

Neuroscience

Gel reduced daily tremors in Parkinson's disease

(Medical Xpress)—An experimental treatment for Parkinson's disease reduced by nearly two hours on average the period each day when medication failed to control patients' slowness and shaking, according to results from a ...

Neuroscience

Parkinsons' drug helps older people to make decisions

A drug widely used to treat Parkinson's Disease can help to reverse age-related impairments in decision making in some older people, a study from researchers at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging has shown.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Drugs may help relieve restless legs syndrome

(HealthDay)—People suffering from restless legs syndrome may find some relief by taking one of several drugs approved to treat the condition, a new review confirms.

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