Vision Test May Predict Cognitive Decline in Parkinson’s Patients

Vision Test May Predict Cognitive Decline in Parkinson’s Patients

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Vision Test May Predict Cognitive Decline in Parkinson’s Patients

Visual dysfunction and its underlying brain changes can identify Parkinson’s disease patients at higher risk of cognitive decline, who might benefit most from future clinical trials, according to two new studies. The studies, “Organisational and neuromodulatory underpinnings of structural-functional connectivity decoupling in patients with Parkinson’s disease” and “Visual Dysfunction Predicts Cognitive Impairment and White Matter Degeneration in Parkinson’s Disease,” were published in the journals Communications Biology and Movement Disorders, respectively. Parkinson’s features both visual dysfunction…

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