Chantale Branson

Chantale Branson
Boston University | BU · Department of Neurology

Doctor of Medicine

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Study objectives: Sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) is highly prevalent in patients with acute stroke. SDB is often underdiagnosed and associated with neurological deterioration and stroke recurrence. Polysomnography or home sleep apnea testing (HSAT) is typically used as the diagnostic modality; however, it may not be feasible to use regularly in...
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Objective To examine trends in type, frequency, and effectiveness of different modes of exercise in patients with Parkinson’s Disease (PD). Background Exercise has been shown to improve symptoms in PD patients. Recent studies suggest that dance may be a particularly helpful exercise option. However, it remains unclear how the benefits of various f...
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Purpose of Review In this review, we seek to analyze the most novel findings recently published in the literature on sleep and dementia. Recent Findings The degeneration of suprachiasmatic nucleus and prefrontal cortex in dementia disrupts sleep-wake rhythmicity and contributes to cognitive deterioration in Alzheimer’s Dementia (AD), respectively....
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The etiology of Parkinson Disease (PD) remains elusive, but may include environmental and genetic factors leading to neuronal degeneration [1]. The difference in incidence of PD among different racial groups may provide additional insight into the etiology. In 2004, McInerney-Leo et al. reviewed twenty studies analyzing the prevalence and incidence...
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Racial differences in the prevalence of Parkinson’s disease (PD) have been reported for decades. Many of the earliest reports were flawed because they were based on crude datasets, such as hospital databases, death certificates, door-to-door surveys and records of Medicare beneficiaries. These studies provided conflicting results and were found to...

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