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FDA approves DATScan

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Brain scan can measure what the brain looks like such as a CT scan or MRI or the brain’s activity levels.
February 01, 2012

Diagnosis by keyboard

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Analyzing people’s keystrokes as they type on a computer keyboard can reveal a great deal of information about the state of their motor function, according to a new study from MIT.
April 01, 2015

Saliva may provide early test for Parkinson's disease

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The scientists were searching for a protein in the cells that could indicate early Parkinson's disease. They took the biopsies from one salivary gland to test for it.
February 05, 2016

Is your environment a high risk PD zone?

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Is there a toxin or something in the environment that causes Parkinson’s?
July 25, 2013

Does Azilect slow disease progression?

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Azilect is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOB I) designed to block the breakdown or metabolism of dopamine in the brain. This means more dopamine is available for use by the nerve calls.
March 23, 2012

Smell tests, biomarkers and colon biopsies: New approaches to early identification of Parkinson’s disease

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Early diagnosis and starting treatment as early as possible are decisive factors in achieving improved quality of life for Parkinson’s sufferers.
May 30, 2016

When do I need to see a physical therapist?

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Chances are you will benefit from a physical therapy (PT) evaluation and treatment if you have movement symptoms associated with Parkinson’s disease or other brain condition.
May 24, 2013

How does posture change with Parkinson’s?

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Posture changes for many reasons- Some causes are related to Parkinson’s- Some related to weakness-Some related to arthritic changes
April 21, 2012

Advice for newly diagnosed

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What is the one piece of advice you would give to others just diagnosed with Parkinson’s? There is no doubt about it, getting a diagnosis of Parkinson’s can be life changing.
March 10, 2012

Parkinson’s Paradoxes

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Of the finer miseries of Parkinson’s Disease, perhaps paradox is the finest. Paradox flourishes at every level of PD. Just to start, Parkinson’s Disease robs you of the dexterity you need to handle sa…
March 10, 2014

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