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Exercise

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Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder with symptoms of slowness, rigidity, tremor and changes with walking. Exercise will improve these symptoms and more. There are many reasons to exercise: …
July 07, 2016

New Compound May Halt Parkinson's Disease Symptoms

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WASHINGTON: Scientists have developed a novel compound that may protect against developing movement problems associated with Parkinson's disease (PD).
February 13, 2014

Migraines with Aura Linked to Parkinson's Disease

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People who suffer from migraines with aura during middle age have double the risk of developing Parkinson's disease or other movement disorders later in life than those who do not, according to a stud…
September 17, 2014

Penn students’ start-up XEED puts wearables to work against Parkinson’s disease

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2016/07/penn-students’-start-up-xeed-puts-wearables-to-work-against-parkinson’s-disease/

The internet of things, and wearables in particular, may not be quite living up to the hype, but it turns out they may be just the thing for people suffering from Parkinson’s disease. A pair of engine…
July 07, 2016

Facts

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Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative brain disorder Symptoms progress slowly overtime as nerve cells degenerate or die. Diagnosis is clinical and depends on medical history and examination. Da…
May 05, 2016

Mid Stage Symptoms

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Mid stage PD is marked by motor complications. Medications are still effective but no longer control symptoms smoothly throughout the day.   Motor complications described below are divided into two…
May 05, 2016

Colorado Neurosurgeon Offers New Technique for PD

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For Parkinson's disease patients struggling to control tremors, stiffness and abnormal movements, a surgical procedure called deep brain stimulation has provided relief — and a new technique, recently…
September 29, 2014

Looking For Parkinson's Sooner

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2015/03/looking-for-parkinsons-sooner/

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

Software Turns Smartphones into Tools for Medical Research

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2015/08/software-turns-smartphones-into-tools-for-medical-research/

Scientists overseeing the studies say the apps could transform medical research by helping them collect information more frequently and from more people, across larger and more diverse regions, than t…
August 03, 2015

Opinion: The never-ending tests of Parkinson's disease

https://nwpf.org/stay-informed/news/2015/11/the-never-ending-tests-of-parkinsons-disease/

"For me, each day brings a mixture of personal victories and defeats that may seem like no big deal to most people. Some days, for example, I get excited if I can just stand up long enough to brush my…
November 14, 2015

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