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Stem cell treatment breakthrough could cure Parkinson’s patients


Scientists are developing a revolutionary stem cell treatment that could hold Parkinson’s disease in check and allow sufferers to live independent lives.
July 17, 2016

Stealthy Biotech Revives Stalled Parkinson's Drug, Reveals Plans In Alzheimer's and ALS


Denali Therapeutics, the stealthy South San Francisco biotech startup that raised $217 million last year to fight Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and ALS, is finally lifting the curtain on its plans this mor…
August 25, 2016

Cambuslang woman diagnosed with Parkinson's at 42 is set to trek through Alps


A young woman has vowed to conquer not only an Alpine adventure but also the challenges in her life as she continues to come to terms with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.
August 05, 2016

Parkinson's Disease Could Be Diagnosed Through Eye Check, Mice Help Researchers In Further Study


Although Parkinson's remain to be the second most common degenerative diseases in the world, experts are still struggling to find a way to detect and treat the disease. But, researchers say they now h…
August 22, 2016

Cognitive control plays major role in Parkinson’s Gait


A new study by Tel Aviv researchers shows the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain associated with cognitive functions, plays a major role in “Parkinson’s Gait.”
August 21, 2016

New Parkinson's Drug May Aid Movement Difficulties


New research suggests that people with Parkinson's disease may achieve better and more reliable motor control by taking an experimental drug called opicapone alongside the standard medication levodopa…
January 03, 2017

Horse Sense & Parkinson's


Peter Dunlap-Shohl runs with the horses—manure, Parkinson's, and all.
June 29, 2018

Aiming for Well-Being


Move. Connect. Engage." - NWPF Defining well-being has, for centuries, been the concern of philosophers. In recent years, however, the topic has attracted the attention of scientists within various…
December 10, 2014

Hello from Canada!


Hello from Canada! It is a real honor for me that Steve Wright and the gang at Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation have asked me to be a regular contributing writer for this blog. It is my hope that wh…
December 31, 2014

Tug, tug, tug


"What's it feel like to have Parkinson's?" This was the gist of a conversation I was having recently with a friend whose father also has the disease. I enjoyed the conversation so much that it inspir…
August 24, 2015

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