Neither of the parties endorse or suggest any commercial products, services, or equipment.. Acute levodopa might worsen engine plasticity in late-stage PD By Lauretta Ihonor Administering acute doses of levodopa seems to worsen motor cortex plasticity as Parkinson’s disease developments, researchers report. They say that ‘repeated non-physiological surges in synaptic dopamine during severe [levodopa] dosing could potentially result in persistent dysfunction of essential enzymes of the intracellular signalling cascade that are involved in the induction and maintenance of both forms of plasticity.’ Motor problems are known to develop in response to levodopa therapy as PD progresses.Kent Conrad of North Dakota possess warned the scheduled plan could add to the deficit. Proponents say it could fund itself . The Charleston Gazette reports that the House expenses would dismantle CHIP in 2013 and move most of the kids into commercial insurance policies that aren’t required to provide equivalent benefits. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., currently squelched a similar proposal in the Senate health reform bill. He effectively amended the Senate bill to protect CHIP until 2019.