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

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"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

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

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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

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

Software Turns Smartphones into Tools for Medical Research

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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

Predicting cognitive deficits in people with Parkinson’s disease

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Parkinson’s disease is commonly thought of as a movement disorder, but after years of living with the disease, approximately 25 percent of patients also experience deficits in cognition that impair fu…
June 21, 2017

LIFE Shared This Remarkable Parkinson's Disease Story in 1959.

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The great LIFE photographer Margaret Bourke-White was in Tokyo in 1952 when she first discovered that, in the middle of a physically demanding photojournalistic career, the dull pain in her left leg w…
June 01, 2017

The Importance of Oral Health in Parkinson’s Disease

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Oral health is essential for everyone, but people living with Parkinson’s disease need to pay particular attention to their mouth, teeth and gums to limit any problems.
August 07, 2017

16 Tips to Increase Your Mobility Confidence While Living With Parkinson’s Disease

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Parkinson’s disease affects movement, coordination and mobility and as the disease progresses, it can often begin to ebb away at the confidence a person living with the condition has in their own abil…
August 14, 2017

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

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A.C. Woolnough turns the microscope on the scientists; he helps to open up the world of Parkinson's research.
June 08, 2018

Electric 'noise' treats Parkinson's symptoms

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A wearable device that stimulates the sense of balance with electric "noise" could help Parkinson's disease patients, according to Swedish scientists.
March 09, 2015

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