Gait Changes in Parkinson’s Disease Predict Cognitive Decline? (NHS Choices / Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience)

Summary

Subtle changes in the walking pattern (gait) of Parkinson’s patients may help predict their likely rate of cognitive decline.

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Reference

Changes in ‘Parkinson’s walk’ predict dementia. London: NHS Choices Behind the Headlines, October 22nd 2014.

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Reference

Lord, S. Galna, B. [and] Coleman, S. [et al] (2014). Cognition and gait show a selective pattern of association dominated by phenotype in incident Parkinson’s disease. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience. October 21st 2014. [Epub ahead of print].

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