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    • Acoustic voice assessment in Parkinson's disease patients submitted to posteroventral pallidotomy 

      Mourão, Lucia Figueiredo [UNIFESP]; Aguiar, Patrícia Maria de Carvalho [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Fernando Antônio Patriani [UNIFESP]; Behlau, Mara [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Henrique Ballalai [UNIFESP] (Academia Brasileira de Neurologia - ABNEURO, 2005-03-01)
      Long-term complications in levodopa treated Parkinson's disease (PD) patients caused a resurgence of interest in pallidotomy as an option of treatment. However, postoperative complications such as speech disorders can ...

    • Association of a neuronal nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphism with levodopa-induced dyskinesia in Parkinson's disease 

      Santos-Lobato, Bruno Lopes; Borges, Vanderci [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Henrique Ballalai [UNIFESP]; Mata, Ignacio Fernandez; Zabetian, Cyrus P.; Tumas, Vitor (Academic Press Inc Elsevier Science, 2018)
      Background: Levodopa-induced dyskinesia (LID) is a common complication of advanced Parkinson's disease (PD). PD physiopathology is associated with dopaminergic and non-dopaminergic pathways, including the nitric oxide ...

    • Attenuation of motor deficits by hydroethanolic extract of Poincianella pyramidalis in a Parkinson's disease model 

      Lins, Lívia Cristina Rodrigues Ferreira; Souza, Marina Freire de; Cintra, Rachel Rocha; Medeiros, Katty Anne Amador de Lucena; Macedo-Lima, Matheus; Moraes, Sabrina Zelice Cruz de; Estevam, Charles dos Santos; Almeida, Grace Kelly Melo de; Santos, Sandra Lauton; Ribeiro, Alessandra Mussi [UNIFESP]; Silva, Regina Helena [UNIFESP]; Santos, José Ronaldo dos; Marchioro, Murilo (Univ Santiago Chile Casa, 2017)
      The present study aimed to evaluate the possible neuroprotective effect of the hydroethanolic extract of Poincianella pyramidalis (EFIPp) (Tul.) L. P. Queiroz (Fabaceae), an endemic plant found in Northeastern Brazil, ...

    • Avaliação do processamento auditivo de sons não-verbais em indivíduos com doença de Parkinson 

      Miranda, Eliana S. [UNIFESP]; Pereira, Liliane Desgualdo [UNIFESP]; Bommarito, Silvana [UNIFESP]; Silva, Tarcimara M. (ABORL-CCF Associação Brasileira de Otorrinolaringologia e Cirurgia Cérvico-Facial, 2004-08-01)
      Auditory processing, as we understand, refers to how the individual handles with auditory information. The importance of auditory perception of sound sequences and temporal patterns in acquiring and comprehending symbolic ...

    • Average annual cost of Parkinson's disease in Sao Paulo, Brazil, with a focus on disease-related motor symptoms 

      Bovolenta, Tania M.; de Azevedo Silva, Sonia Maria Cesar [UNIFESP]; Saba, Roberta Arb [UNIFESP]; Borges, Vanderci [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, Henrique Ballalai [UNIFESP]; Felicio, Andre C. (Dove Medical Press Ltd, 2017)
      Background: Although Parkinson's disease is the second most prevalent neurodegenerative disease worldwide, its cost in Brazil - South America's largest country - is unknown. Objective: The goal of this study was to calculate ...

    • Behavioural and neurochemical effects of phosphatidylserine in MPTP lesion of the substantia nigra of rats 

      Perry, J. C.; Da Cunha, C.; Anselmo-Franci, J.; Andreatini, R.; Miyoshi, E.; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP]; Vital, MABF (Elsevier B.V., 2004-01-26)
      The present study investigated the effects of intranigral MPTP (1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine) infusion on rats treated with phosphatidylserine and evaluated in two memory tasks and on striatal dopamine ...

    • Caffeine neuroprotective effects on 6-OHDA-lesioned rats are mediated by several factors, including pro-inflammatory cytokines and histone deacetylase inhibitions 

      Machado-Filho, Joao Ananias; Correia, Alyne Oliveira; Aires Montenegro, Anyssa Brilhante; Pereira Nobre, Maria Elizabeth; Cerqueira, Gilberto Santos; Tavares Neves, Kelly Rose; Naffah-Mazzacoratti, Maria da Graca [UNIFESP]; Cavalheiro, Esper Abrao [UNIFESP]; Castro Brito, Gerly Anne de; Barros Viana, Glauce Socorro de (Elsevier B.V., 2014-05-01)
      Several lines of evidences have shown the inversion association between coffee consumption and Parkinson's disease (PD) development. Caffeine is a methylxanthine known as a non-selective inhibitor of A2A and A1 adenosine ...

    • Cannabidiol as a Promising Strategy to Treat and Prevent Movement Disorders? 

      Peres, Fernanda Fiel [UNIFESP]; Lima, Alvaro C.; Hallak, Jaime E. C.; Crippa, José Alexandre de Souza [UNIFESP]; Silva, Regina Helena da [UNIFESP]; Abilio, Vanessa Costhek [UNIFESP] (Frontiers Media Sa, 2018)
      Movement disorders such as Parkinson's disease and dyskinesia are highly debilitating conditions linked to oxidative stress and neurodegeneration. When available, the pharmacological therapies for these disorders are still ...

    • Cannabidiol Prevents Motor and Cognitive Impairments Induced by Reserpine in Rats 

      Peres, Fernanda Fiel [UNIFESP]; Leyin, Raquel [UNIFESP]; Suiama, Mayra Akimi [UNIFESP]; Diana, Mariana Cepollaro [UNIFESP]; Gouvea, Douglas Albuquerque [UNIFESP]; Almeida, Valeria [UNIFESP]; Santos, Camila Mauricio [UNIFESP]; Lungato, Lisandro [UNIFESP]; Zuardi, Antonio W.; Hallak, Jaime E. C.; Crippa, Jose A.; D'Almeida, Vania [UNIFESP]; Silva, Regina Helena da [UNIFESP]; Abilio, Vanessa Costhek [UNIFESP] (Frontiers Media Sa, 2016)
      Cannabidiol (CBD) is a non-psychotomimetic compound from Cannabis sativa that presents antipsychotic, anxiolytic, anti-inflammatory, and neuroprotective effects. In Parkinson's disease patients, CBD is able to attenuate ...

    • Changes in postural control in patients with Parkinson's disease: a posturographic study 

      Dona, F. [UNIFESP]; Aquino, C. C. [UNIFESP]; Gazzola, J. M.; Borges, V. [UNIFESP]; Silva, S. M. C. A. [UNIFESP]; Gananca, F. F. [UNIFESP]; Caovilla, H. H. [UNIFESP]; Ferraz, H. B. [UNIFESP] (Elsevier Sci Ltd, 2016)
      Objectives Postural instability is one of the most disabling features in Parkinson's disease (PD), and often leads to falls that reduce mobility and functional capacity. The objectives of this study were to analyse the ...