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“You have Parkinson’s Disease.” There is no good way of getting this news. Even as the words enter your world they seem to rearrange it irrevocably and permanently for the worse. How can life be the s…
November 21, 2014
We all have stories. For those of us affected by Parkinson’s disease, the “beginnings” are especially poignant. Of course, the “middles” and “ends” are significant, too! But that first loss, and gain…
February 05, 2016
A few weeks ago a social worker/counselor came to my apartment to help me examine how I was handling my advancing Parkinson’s Disease. ...I have no “advice” to give. What I can offer is my personal ex…
March 04, 2016
A new blood test may more accurately identify blood signatures, or biomarkers, for Parkinson's disease (PD), according to a new study published in the journal Movement Disorders.
April 06, 2015
Researchers from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) have developed a tool to improve the monitoring of patients with Parkinson disease based on a system of “wearable” sensors which constantly…
February 03, 2015
Scientists are developing an affordable virtual reality test to help doctors make early diagnoses of neurodegenerative disorders such as MS and Parkinson’s.
September 06, 2016
Researchers have found solid evidence in support of a century old hypothesis claiming the body's own immune system plays a strong role in the development of Parkinson's disease. While it's not clear i…
June 22, 2017
Some medications can worsen movement symptoms of PD, including slowness, stiffness, tremor and dyskinesia.
October 04, 2013
Leg pain can be significant and have many causes; some related to Parkinson’s disease, some that increase in frequency with age and others that are more common in both conditions.
September 25, 2013
Atypical parkinson’s, parkinsonism, and parkinson’s plus are all terms used to describe syndromes that share features similar to Parkinson’s disease but are different conditions.
June 24, 2013