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By Abraham Fisher, Maurizio Memo, Fabrizio Stocchi, Israel Hanin

Proceedings of the seventh overseas convention on Alzheimer’s ailment and Parkinson’s disorder (ADPD), held March 9-13, 2005 in Sorrento, Italy.

The subject material of the ADPD meetings is exclusive in that it offers not just with concerns comparable separately to Alzheimer’s sickness and Parkinson’s disorder, but additionally with the combination of those and different comparable illnesses. the main up to date recommendations and study findings are illustrated during this quantity, overlaying subject matters equivalent to immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, genetics, molecular biology, biochemistry and the historical past, epidemiology, scientific phenomenology, analysis, imaging, therapy ,and destiny views of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases.

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Complex (sequential, simultaneous, or bimanual) movements are significantly more affected than simple movements. It has been shown that additional slowness can be observed in parkinsonian patients when they try to perform two rapid sequential movements [15]. The amplitude of individual movements progressively decreases as the execution of motor sequences progresses (‘‘sequence effect’’). Similarly, the concomitant execution of two motor (or cognitive) tasks is specifically impaired in PD [16,17].

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