Renee Duncan, Minot State University nursing instructor, has been accepted into the Parkinson’s Foundation Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty program. Renee is one of 35 applicants selected into the 40-hour accredited “train the trainer” program.
Minot Daily News: Duncan Accepted Into Faculty Program At Parkinson’s Foundation
"SAN DIEGO -- Parkinson's patients who exercise regularly have slower declines in quality of life, researchers reported here.
The National Parkinson Foundation and University of Rochester researchers are collaborating on a year-long study comparing the efficacy of telemedicine to in-person community care and updating the term "house call" for the 21st century.
Data released today from the National Parkinson Foundation’s (NPF) Parkinson’s Outcomes Project shows that people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) who start exercising earlier experience a significant slower decline in quality of life than those who start later. The study is being presented today by NPF researchers at the 19th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders in San Diego, CA.
The JCC is teaming up with the National Parkinson Foundation Center for Excellence, which awarded the grant, and Georgetown University Hospital, to offer classes for both those who have Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers.
University of Florida researchers have identified a biomarker that shows the progression of Parkinson’s disease in the brain, opening the door to better diagnosis and treatment of the degenerative disease.
The link between Parkinson’s disease and depression is well-established.
People with a history of A mood disorder whose symptoms can include a persistent sad or empty mood, feelings of hopelessness or pessimism, irritability and loss of interest or pleasure in previously enjoyable activities. seem to have a higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a large new study reports, add
John Somerville, a retired fire chief, died on Jan. 7, 2015 at the age of 62 after a seven-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. His wife, Donna Gelabert-Somerville started a charity under the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue for firefighters with Parkinson’s. The proceeds will go to John’s doctor, Dr. Carlos Singer at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.
This article from Everyday Health highlights data from NPF's Parkinson's Outcomes Project showing that mood, A mood disorder whose symptoms can include a persistent sad or empty mood, feelings of hopelessness or pessimism, irritability and loss of interest or pleasure in previously enjoyable activities. and anxi
Nashville-based country music artist, Doug Briney and the National Parkinson Foundation have partnered for the release of Briney's "Parkinson's Song." Briney will donate a portion of the single's sales to the organization, and he will perform at live events, benefiting Parkinson's. "Parkinson's Song" was written by Briney and Howie Garoutte, a Parkinson's survivor.