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|Title||Survey on cannabis use in Parkinson's disease: subjective improvement of motor symptoms.|
|Author(s)||Venderova K, Ruzicka E, Vorisek V, Visnovsky P.|
|Journal, Volume, Issue||Movement Disorders 2004;19(9):1102-6.|
|Major outcome(s)||25% of the respondents had taken cannabis and 45.9% of these described some form of benefit.|
Summary of the study according to an article of Reuters Health of 13 November 2002 on a presentation of the results at a scientific meeting:
Nearly half of Parkinson's disease patients who have tried cannabis say the drug helped relieve their symptoms, according to a patients' survey. Dr. Evzin Ruzicka, neurologist at Charles University in Prague (Czech Republic), reported the findings at the Movement Disorders Society's Seventh International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders held on 10-14 November in Miami (USA).
|Participants||339 patients with Parkinson disease|
|Type of publication||Medical journal|
|Address of author(s)||Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Charles University, Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic.|