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Your Weekly Parkinson's News Update for the Week of 9.9.19

Monday September 09, 2019
New Guideline on Parkinson's Aimed at
Physicians and People with Parkinson's
Medical Xpress
"A comprehensive new Canadian guideline provides practical guidance for physicians, allied health professionals, patients and families on managing Parkinson disease, based on the latest evidence. The guideline is published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal), accompanied by an easy-to-reference infographic and podcast."
Deep Brain Stimulation and Genetic Variability
in Parkinson’s: a Review of the Literature
In recent years, an increasing number of publications have reported details of DBS treatment and outcomes in genetically characterized people with Parkinson's. Nature present a systematic review of this literature, summarizes key insights and discusses the rationale for genetic screening as a clinical tool for patient selection to DBS in Parkinson's.
Linda Ronstadt on the Sound of Her Life
LA Times
The new film "Linda Ronstadt: the Sound of My Voice" opened in limited theaters this week. Echoing the documentary, this in-depth interview with Linda Ronstadt shares her take on a life of music, and a life with Parkinson's.