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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

A Well-Tested Testimonial, or Spin for Parkinson's

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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

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

Virtual Reality Test Could Make It Easier To Diagnose MS And Parkinson’s

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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

Looking For Parkinson's Sooner

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The Holy Grail in any progressive disease is to find it early enough to start effective treatment before irreversible damage has occurred. For Parkinson’s disease, which afflicts 1.5 million Americans…
March 16, 2015

A new tool for understanding Parkinson's disease

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EPFL scientists have developed a new method that can accurately simulate the chemical modification of the protein behind Parkinson's disease.
April 02, 2015

The amazing woman who can smell Parkinson’s disease — before symptoms appear

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Joy Milne has always had a keen sense of smell, so she was unfazed when her husband, Les, began emitting a subtle musky odor.
October 23, 2015

Parkinson’s disease: A new tool for diagnosis

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A group of experts working under the umbrella of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society (MDS), have developed a new tool for healthcare professionals that they hope will mark a sign…
November 13, 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

Breakthrough Parkinson's disease blood test

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A blood test to detect Parkinson's disease has been developed by Australian researchers, a breakthrough which will allow for earlier intervention and treatment of the debilitating condition.
April 20, 2016

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